Friday, April 26, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Fox Business’ Cavuto Coast to Coast: Sen. Eric Schmitt: China is our biggest threat right now

P-D: The Gateway Pundit says ‘attacks coming from all sides’ led to bankruptcy (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

NPR, via St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis-based Gateway Pundit files for bankruptcy after election conspiracy defamation lawsuits

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri abortion ballot item may attract GOP votes without harming party candidates

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri House votes to raise standard for amending constitution, now it goes back to Senate

Columbia Missourian: House approves initiative petition changes, sends measure back to Senate

P-D: Video: Missouri House members discuss raising the standard for changing Missouri Constitution

Missouri Independent: Missouri House sends initiative petition bill back to Senate with ‘ballot candy’ reinstated

P-D: Missouri House Speaker Dean Plocher sidesteps questions about ethics probe, won’t address ongoing dispute (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Washington, Mo.), Friday morning: The Media vs. Dean Plocher and secretary of state race headlines; Gateway Pundit legal issues; KC Star job listing

Missouri Independent: Cancer diagnosis forces Chuck Basye to withdraw from Missouri state Senate race

Columbia Missourian: Chuck Basye withdraws from state Senate District 19 race

Brad & John Show, Thursday morning: LaDonna Appelbaum lost her smile; McMullen’s congressional district bill; Taylor Burks’ cameo in the redistricting room

Brad & John Show on Instagram: Thursday show recap

Missouri Independent: With time running short, Missouri Senate set to debate $50 billion state budget next week

SNL: Missouri House gives final approval to bill defunding Planned Parenthood

The Mancave Caucus with Rep. Ben Baker (R-Neosho) and Tim Holden: Landfill developer Jenny Monheiser talks with Baker about landfill bill, misinformation, role of lobbyists and more Missouri GOP targets Kansas City funds after migrant invite

SNL: ‘Remarkable’ student governor Bradley Cooper leaves MSU board after making history

JCNT: State officials observe Crime Victims’ Rights Week

St. Louis Public Radio: Most Missouri long-term care centers are understaffed under federal nursing rules; opinions from Kaiser Family Foundation, SEIU, activists Kansas City Star seeks “audience growth producer”; successful candidate must have “positive attitude” and “a willingness to listen to community feedback”; job demands “may include some nights and weekends, especially during major news events like Kansas City Chiefs games and elections”

P-D editorial: Courts must not let Gateway Pundit use bankruptcy to escape accountability (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Joplin Globe editorial: Outlaw child marriage in Missouri (avoid Joplin Globe paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

St. Louis Public Radio “race, identity & culture” content creator Andrea Henderson: How immigrants in the St. Louis region are helping the economy

Brad & John Show, Thursday (Segment B): Memory lane: Former St. Louis on the Air Don Marsh – an 80-year-old white man – told fellow geriatric Karen Foss she “looked good” and newsroom feminists went hysterical; former St. Louis Public Radio general manager Tim Eby’s lawsuit against the station; the truth behind the Van Halen brown M&Ms tale archives: Search tag: should I work for St. Louis Public Radio?

Brad & John Show, Thursday (Segment C): St. Louis Public Radio promotes queer festival – but Brad might not attend 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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