Monday, April 29, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Washington University students suspended after campus protest against war in Gaza (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Washington, Mo.), Friday morning (Segment B): Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman live on air discussing the anti-Israel protesters outside her home; activists “chant things that they don’t understand; whether or not they accepted Coleman’s magnanimous offer of delicious sparkling mineral water

Brad & John Show, Monday morning: Quick hits on Wash U. weekend protest; #moleg term limits bill; 2028 Missouri presidential primary bill

Columbia Missourian: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein draws “about 30 people” in Columbia

This Week in Missouri Politics: State Sen. Mike Cierpiot (R-Lee’s Summit) and Rep. Mike Haffner (R-Pleasant Hill) on landfill bill (0:30); property rights (3:30); credit to Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina) (5:00); federal reimbursement allowance (5:25); credit to House Budget Chairman Cody Smith (R-Carthage) (6:55); budget (7:30); education bill (10:15); panel of Dem Rep. Ashley Bland Manlove and GOP Reps. Rep. Dane Diehl, David Casteel, Chad Perkins on initiative petition changes and “ballot candy” (15:15); Roundup herbicide (glyphosate) and GOP hypocrisy on China (19:45); Dean Plocher inquisition (24:45); fentanyl (25:30); who won the week: Mizzou, Rep. Chantelle Nickson-Clark, Dane Diehl, Norm Stewart, Missouri Meerschaum Company and Scott Faughn – for getting his own rap anthem (26:10)

Brad & John Show: Brad Hildebrand’s rap tribute to Scott Faughn

Brad & John Show, Friday morning (Segment C): Brad Hildebrand’s tribute song to Mary Elizabeth Coleman; MEC and constructive confrontation; update on Hazelwood East attack victim Kaylee Gain; Clayton, Mo.’s attempted ban on gas lawnmowers; John roleplays the liberal case for more EV infrastructure spending; John’s foolish decision to purchase a reel mower; more

Brad & John Show: Brad Hildebrand’s tribute to Mary Elizabeth Coleman

Brad & John Show, Friday morning (Segment A): The Media vs. Dean Plocher and how progressive attacks may affect GOP primary voters; Gateway Pundit legal issues; KC Star job listing; more

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

Missourinet: Sen. Denny Hoskins (R-Warrensburg) draws line in the sand on Kansas City migrant worker invitation

Missourinet: Special session could be in the cards for Legislature

SNL: Missouri educators weigh in on passage of omnibus education bill

Missouri Independent: Missouri bill would loosen child labor law by removing work permit requirements

St. Louis Public Radio’s Lacretia Wimbley: Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence says cases number of cases “appears to be increasing”

Washington Missourian: EPA proposal could shutter Ameren’s Labadie plant early 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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