Sunday, June 30, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Fox News: Video: Sen. Eric Schmitt: Trump-Biden contrast was ‘very clear’ in CNN Presidential Debate

JCNT: 3rd Congressional District candidates propose ideas to counter inflation

P-D: St. Louis County man charged in drug ring has personal, campaign ties to state legislator; Antonio Jones is engaged to Rep. Chantelle Nickson-Clark (D-North St. Louis County), scored thousands in campaign cash for “Juneteenth,” “consulting” and “event breakdown” (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

Washington Missourian: Absentee voting underway for Aug. 6 primary election

KC Star: Gov. Parson slashes $1 billion from Missouri budget, criticizes ‘unnecessary pet projects’ (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

JCNT: Governor cuts, reduces Jefferson City earmarks in state budget

JCNT: Task force meets to work on substance abuse prevention, treatment

P-D: Coming rains might break up toxic algae in St. Charles County lakes; comments from Missouri DNR’s Scott Robinett (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

JCNT editorial: State, Jefferson City score with new lab

P-D editorial: The hell on Earth of slave pens sat below Busch Stadium, and it must be recognized; Democratic state reps Trish Gunby and Rasheen Aldridge in 2021 pushed for official victimhood designation (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

SNL op-ed: House Speaker Dean Plocher: Missouri tax cuts have resulted in ‘Revenue Miracle’

SNL op-ed: State Treasurer Vivek Malek: Missouri may be holding unclaimed property for you

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Can plans for a flag plaza find new life after MoDOT clears South County land?

SNL letters: Springfield septuagenarian criticizes Andrew Bailey for support of Trump; Greenfield man calls Jay Ashcroft and other Republicans “ding dongs,” prefers Crystal Quade

P-D editorial board “Republican” Lynn Schmidt: Hawley derided disability. He should read these stories. (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

March 2024: Lynn Schmidt: Missouri GOP caucuses not fair for “us RINOs”: “Haley supporters were not just made to feel unwelcome, but intimidated and fearful.” (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

October 2023: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a “traditional conservative” Republican, but disagree with Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt on populism, the U.S. military and national security [get around stltoday paywall here]

January 2023: P-D editorial board profiles: Meet Lynn Schmidt, our conservative/libertarian columnist

August 2023: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but disagree with Missouri GOP’s efforts to strengthen voting laws (get around stltoday paywall here)

March 2023: Lynn Schmidt: Missouri Republicans illustrate why it’s too late to challenge Trump and his control of the party and base [get around stltoday paywall here]

December 2022: Lynn Schmidt: I’m not a Democrat, but I wish for a competitive Missouri Democratic Party, ranked-choice voting, and a man like Jon Hamm to run against Josh Hawley [get around stltoday paywall here]

June 2022: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but Eric Greitens’ ad makes me feel unsafe [get around stltoday paywall here]

April 2021: Lynn Schmidt: I used to be a Republican, but not anymore [get around stltoday paywall here]

December 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Donald Trump, Josh Hawley and GOP senators [get around stltoday paywall here]

October 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I support Jill Schupp over Ann Wagner

September 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Jay Ashcroft’s plan on mail-in ballots [get around stltoday paywall here]

July 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Gov. Parson and the White House [get around stltoday paywall here]

July 2018: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but support Claire McCaskill over Josh Hawley 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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