Friday, May 31, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Fox News: Trump attorney Will Scharf: This is one of the darkest days in the American Republic

The Hill: Trump attorney Will Scharf says he’s ‘considering all options’ to appeal conviction

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri lawmakers react to Trump guilty verdict in New York hush money case

Missouri Independent: Reactions to Trump conviction fall along party lines in Missouri

Brad & John Show (Friday morning): Brad vs. John on Trump trial and its effects on Andrew Bailey vs. Will Scharf

SNL: Sen. Eric Schmitt tours MO National Guard Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot

St. Louis Public Radio intern/Webster University coed Lauren Brennecke: Queer St. Louisans plan rally to decry Boeing sponsorship of Pride St. Louis; “non-binary” cross-dresser Maxi Glamour organizes protest

KCMO: Pete Mundo in the Morning: Scott Faughn on Democrat lawyer Jane Dueker’s complaint against Jay Ashcroft (1:30); why it’s a “terrific gift” for Ashcroft (2:30); details of Dueker’s allegation (3:25); Kehoe’s advantages over Ashcroft (6:15); handicapping the current state of the race (8:50); why radio advertising works (10:10)

Westplex 107.1 FM in St. Charles County/West St. Louis County (Hot Adult Contemporary – Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, et al.): How to purchase ad packages)

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (WashMo), Thursday (Segment A): St. Louis and KC reparations silliness, KC-based Boilermakers Union boss scoring a 19-year-old Ukrainian chick, Ann Wagner and RECA

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Scott Faughn chats with Republican consultant Jim Gwinner

Southeast Missourian: County commissioners approve purchase of new voting systems; County Clerk Kara Clark Summers (avoid Southeast Missourian paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Missouri Independent: Missouri Medicaid enrollment continues decline, down 200,000 since last June

Kansas City Beacon: Lawmakers clarify some confusion to let more counties freeze property taxes for seniors

Missouri Independent: 2nd Missouri judge rules counties can stack taxes at marijuana dispensaries

Brad & John Show (Friday morning): Weed tax stacking questions; cross-dresser vs. Boeing

SNL: ‘True champion’ Peter Herschend exits state school board after 33 years

KCUR: Missouri Auditor Scott Fitzpatrick launches unprompted review of Independence School District

KC Star: Kids abused at MO boarding school have long sought justice. Wayne County Sheriff Dean Finch is determined to bring it (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Columbia Missourian: EPA wants water utilities to remove lead pipes within 10 years; comments from Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Brian Quinn

JCNT: Missouri Department of Conservation answers common cicada questions

P-D: Missouri journalists, lawyers sue over sweeping court redactions (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D op-ed: Rep. Marlene Terry (D-North St. Louis County): I supported SB727 to invest in our children’s future (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D’s Kurt Erickson: How anti-World Health Organization language found its way into Missouri’s budget; “Some of the bills (Jill) Carter introduced during the legislative session reflect her and other Republicans’ embrace of conspiracy theories” (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

The Federalist’s Shawn Fleetwood: Behind the scenes: Sen. Ben Brown (R-Washington) dishes on how his Republican colleagues killed IP legislation John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle (NOTE: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.)

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