Saturday, April 20, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Brad & John Show, Friday morning: Recap of Eric Burlison on potential space alien Mike Johnson; Missouri House passes SB 727; monkey-branching; Brad’s new song in honor of whiny teachers

Brad & John Show on Instagram: Friday show summary

Joplin Globe: Joplin U.S. Senate candidate establishes new “Better Path” independent party (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KC Star: Missouri couple sentenced to 14 days in Capitol riot case (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Jason Rosenbaum’s The Politically Speaking Hour on St. Louis on the Air: Jack Cardetti on sports betting ballot initiative

Brad & John Show Thursday morning: Sports betting ballot initiative, $FLUT (FanDuel) and $DKNG (DraftKings), and how stocks are like women Breaking: Rep. Patty Lewis launches Missouri Senate District 7 campaign for Greg Razer’s open seat

P-D’s Joe Holleman: She became a local celebrity during COVID. Now she’s charged with two felonies; Shana Jones was propped up by progressive powerhouse pal Lisa Clancy (D-Maplewood), others (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad & John Show, Friday morning: Why Tishaura Jones was smart to “unfriend” pedestalizing pawns & spineless simps, and how they’ll react this summer

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: “Reality Check” series: Can Missouri attorney general stop potential migrant invasion? (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Missourinet: Bill from Rep. Aaron McMullen (R-Independence) would require congressional candidates to live in district

JCNT: Governor names Jason Sumners new Missouri Department of Conservation director

JCNT: Missouri unemployment rate remains steady

Missourinet: Missouri Senate passes proposal from Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) to treat gold and silver as money

Columbia Missourian: Cleaning House: Representatives work through lower-priority bills

Missouri Independent: Bailey launches investigation of intoxicating hemp products

Columbia Missourian: Delta-8 bakery meets customers where they are, engineers new treats; food truck operator explains how chemical compound will “give you a high feeling” Show-Me four MILLION worth of legal Missouri weed sold every day

Brownfield Ag News: Water export bill gets second chance in Missouri Legislature; thoughts from Missouri Soybean Association’s Casey Wasser

Missourinet: Missouri’s reading program participation to spark visit from Dolly Parton; details TBD

St. Joseph New-Press: MoDOT, road workers emphasize work zone safety

JCNT: DNR’s Earth Day teaches kids ‘every little bit has an impact’

KC Star’s David Mastio: Missouri, other red states give Hollywood subsidies to shoot local — and get nothing out of the deal (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) 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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