Friday, May 17, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Fox News: Schmitt, other Republican Senators blast ‘lawless’ Biden admin over COVID spending: ‘Time to stop’

Fox Business’ Kudlow: Sen. Eric Schmitt: The trajectory for Trump continues to climb

KC Star: An elite East Coast university says Missouri has some of the most partisan lawmakers. U.S. Rep. Eric Burlison calls it a ‘badge of honor’ (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version at Yahoo! News here)

KWTO: The Elijah Haahr Show: GOP attorney general candidate Will Scharf on candidate forum in Springfield and ongoing Trump lawsuits

SNL: Missouri attorney general candidates debate key issues. What to know

Missouri Independent: Republican Missouri attorney general candidates proclaim 2020 election was stolen

P-D: Cori Bush drops campaign video, vows to fight for justice ‘from St. Louis to Gaza’ (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here) Harrison Butker Graduation Speech: What Did We Learn?!? Lessons and media coverage

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) talks with Scott Faughn about lifelong dedication to pro-life cause, lifecycle of past and current initiative petition bills, her signing on to the most recent PQ, and legislative realities

KWTO: Wake Up Springfield with guest host Cass Bowen Anderson: Sen. Coleman on “absurd” allegations that she tried to kill IP legislation

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri bill changing constitutional amendment rules likely dead after legislative chaos

P-D: Survival of Missouri constitutional amendment plan in doubt (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Columbia Missourian: House stands pat on initiative petition language

Missouri Independent: Missouri Senate bitterness halts action as lawmakers prepare for final day of chaotic session

SNL: Senate dysfunction shuts down chamber on penultimate day of session

The Missouri Times’ Scott Faughn: IP back to conference

The Missouri Times: Senate Hour by Hour Thursday, May 16

The Missouri Times: House Hour by Hour Thursday, May 16

Columbia Missourian: Rowden bids farewell to Legislature

St. Louis Public Radio: Legislature passes eviction moratorium ban as part of property rights bill

JCNT: Local nonprofit receives state tax credit for special education

JCNT: Audit finds mistakes in state’s annual financial report

P-D: St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones kicks off bid for second term (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D editorial: Protect abused boarding school kids? ‘Not my job,’ says Missouri’s lawyer (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Andrew Bailey’s money-grab from prisoners is unconstitutional, lawyer says (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version 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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