Tuesday, April 23, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Fox News: House Republicans move to terminate ‘rotten’ DEI programs in federal government; Rep. Mark Alford’s bill is called the ‘DEI DOA Act’ (link via

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Sen. Denny Hoskins (R-Warrensburg) talks with Scott Faughn about Perry County Lincoln Day incident (0:15); Ashcroft “barking off” at Hoskins’ wife (1:05); Ashcroft’s initial defense (3:05); Ashcroft declining to apologize to Hoskins’ wife (5:15); Adam Schwadron’s miscalculation (9:50); path forward for Jay Ashcroft (10:45); Ashcroft and Schwadron sharing the same consultants (12:55); Schwadron’s comments about sharing video (14:05); state budget (15:50); where to cut spending (18:30); using one-time money for one-time appropriations (20:15); Caleb Rowden kicking Hoskins off committees (21:50); FRA and Planned Parenthood (23:20); sports betting and video lottery terminals (30:50); more

KCMO: Pete Mundo in the Morning Show: Denny Hoskins on the Ashcroft conversation

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties), Monday morning: Breakdown of Denny Hoskins vs. Jay Ashcroft Zapruder-like video; Brad on Denny’s jacket and Jay’s FUPA; John on what he thinks *really* happened; Jay Ashcroft’s “Red Print” crime plan plank; recap of Jean Evans on Mark Reardon’s show; efforting metrics; how to get washed and waxed (women only)

Brad & John Show, Monday morning (Segment C): Hoskins vs. Ashcroft epilogue: Two men have a face-to-face conversation – and anonymous Twitter trolls can’t relate

P-D: Missouri state senator berates secretary of state, calls him ‘coward’ (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D: Signs outside Dylan Mulvaney talk at SLU: ‘God! Help us!’ and ‘Bigotry is a sin’; secretary of state Valentina Gomez joins protesters (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad & John Show, Tuesday morning (Segment A): Valentina Gomez at SLU; GOP Rep. Justin Sparks’ Valentine’s Law; Quinton Lucas walks back migrant comments; Brad annoyed by Jack Cardetti

Brad & John Show, Tuesday morning (Segment B): Brad dislikes Missouri sports betting messaging; John’s 2-minute mini-bio of Jack Cardetti

Brad & John Show, Tuesday morning (Segment C): Should the guys have Eapen Thampy and Jack Cardetti as guests? Plus, speculation on the St. Louis Cardinals’ stadium subsidy campaign

Missouri Independent: Dean Plocher mum on allegations he obstructed ethics probe, pressured witnesses

Missouri Independent: Senate battle over taxes that fund Missouri Medicaid leaves state budget in limbo

Kansas City Beacon: Missouri’s senior property tax freeze still dogged by unanswered questions

SNL: Lawmakers approve bill to expand MOBUCK$ low-interest loan program

P-D: Annual supply of contraception could be covered by Missouri private insurers; bill sponsored by Rep. Tara Peters (R-Rolla) (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D: Lawmakers hear plea to safeguard the public and police from fleeing motorists (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Southeast Missourian: Economic collaboration brings Trussworks manufacturing facility to Jackson; Missouri Department of Economic Development grants five-year pass on payroll taxes (avoid Southeast Missourian paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D: St. Louis Zoo closed after ‘intel’ on Washington University carnival fights coming there (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad & John Show, Monday morning: Wash U. cancels annual charity carnival – do packs of young Asian females ruin everything? Plus: why men should stop reading women their resume

Missouri Independent’s Janice Ellis: Systemic racism, politics prevent black expectant mothers from getting needed health care; one (1) passing reference to Missouri archives: Search tag: childbirth is racist 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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