Sunday, June 16, 2024 – Father’s Day – Missouri political news headlines

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JCNT: Candidates for Missouri governor share ideas for economic growth, protection Insider: Missouri Democrats snub Kansas City at Juneteenth celebration

Columbia Missourian: Boone County Democratic Party Chair Lyra Noce quits abruptly, cites anxiety over “controversy and internal conflict” among Dems; Boone County GOP Chair Tony Lupo will leave in August after serving 8 years

AP: Missouri abortion ban wasn’t about lawmakers imposing religious beliefs, judge says

Washington Missourian: New lawsuit filed against Robertsville marijuana company Delta Extraction

KCTV (Kansas City): Missouri Cannabis Trade Association promotes marijuana sales totals (link via

Columbia Missourian: After state law was passed in 2023, Mizzou sees its name, image and likeness (NIL) model as ‘one of the advantages’ it has amid revenue-sharing questions

SNL: Greene, Christian County seniors can apply for property tax freezes; insights from Greene County Collector/former House Budget Chair Allen Icet (R-Wildwood)

P-D: Tyson sued again over Dexter plant closure. Farmers allege ‘anticompetitive’ practices (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

JCNT editorial: Time to address Missouri’s funding shortfall for veterans

SNL op-ed: Nixa Public Schools Superintendent Stephen Kleinsmith: Thanks to Peter Herschend for decades of service to Missouri students

P-D letter: St. Louis septuagenarian irked by long line at Missouri DMV office (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 (NOTE: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.)

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