Monday, April 15, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Fox News Sunday: Trump attorney Will Scharf: The truth is absolutely on Trump’s side

The Hill: Trump attorney Will Scharf calls hush money case a ‘6-week-long media extravaganza’

Axios: Teamsters PAC jumps into Missouri Senate race, contributing $5k to Hawley (link via Gregg Keller on X)

This Week in Missouri Politics: State Senate candidate David Gregory (R) talks with Scott Faughn about trip to Mexico border (0:50); Faughn on Missouri Department of Labor’s apathy (3:10 and 5:20); how St. Louis City crime affects civilized areas (6:15); property tax freeze for seniors (8:15); relationship with ag community (11:00); panel of state Rep. Peter Merideth (D-St. Louis City), Rep. Ashley Aune (D-Kansas City), Rep. Jeff Myers (R-Warrenton) and consultant Jack Cardetti (D) on Missouri Republicans’ Planned Parenthood legislation (14:10), how new initiative petition proposal is like Clean Missouri (22:50); who won the week: St. Louis Battlehawks, KC Mayor Quinton Lucas, Missouri Democrats, Joe Biden, Rebecca Plocher (26:33)

97.1 FM (St. Louis): Marc Cox Morning Show: Missouri Right to Life’s Pam Fichter on “Decline to Sign” campaign and how to counter pro-abortion talking points

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties), Friday morning: Brad debuts his new musical tribute to Bill Eigel; overview of St. Louis City cannabis store opening across the street from school; Dean Plocher inquisition; Eric Burlison insights from trip to Israel

Brad & John Show, Friday morning: Your friend is extra crabby about something – can you redirect them to a constructive place, or should you just let them mope about it? OR: How to get your campaign ads placed in vote-rich St. Charles County on a top pop (Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, et al.) radio station

Brad & John Show on Instagram: Friday show summary: Political stories, emotional bloodletting and on-air disputes

Brad & John Show: “Big Eigel Standing Tall”: Brad Hildebrand’s tribute

Brad & John Show: “Comfortable Shoes”: Brad Hildebrand’s tribute to John’s distaste for low-effort footwear

JCNT: Taylor Burks appointed to Truman State University Board

Missourinet: Missouri Department of Mental Health Director Valerie Huhn: “Mental health is just like a broken arm for kids”

Missouri Independent op-ed: Bridgette Dunlap: Missouri Attorneys General are prolific censors posing as free speech champions

Columbia Missourian’s Ian Wesselhoff: Missouri remains the worst state in the country for puppy mills. Why can’t we do better? Join the fight against bill from Sen. Justin Brown (R-Rolla)

KC Star’s Mará Rose Williams: How our new “Voices of Kansas City” promotional campaign will uplift the voices of 8 black activists (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on AOL here) archives: Search tag: whites need not apply John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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