Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tag: Missouri

In blow to GOP narrative, Missouri cut to jobless benefits not...

“It’s almost as if the pandemic unemployment benefits weren’t the issue.”

Kansas City, Missouri implements Zero Fare Transit; first major US city...

While other cities such as Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, and Denver have floated around the idea, Kansas City is now the first U.S. city to offer fare-free transit.

Missouri’s last abortion clinic faces imminent closure. Meet one of the...

“This is harassment and attempted intimidation of doctors at the highest levels of government.”

Megadonor’s threat wasn’t enough to stop Missouri abortion ban

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill into law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, defying a plea from a major megadonor.

Former county executive and chief of staff sentenced to prison

Michael Sanders defrauded political committees by converting campaign contributions for his personal use along with his then-chief of staff Calvin Williford.

Prosecutors drop felony charge after Missouri Governor resigns

In light of Eric Greitens’ recent resignation, the Missouri House committee is no longer pursuing impeachment proceedings against the former governor.

Missouri Governor indicted on another felony charge

While investigating the governor’s alleged crimes, a Missouri House committee is deciding whether or not to proceed with impeaching Greitens.

State of Missouri to execute Marcellus Williams despite exonerating DNA evidence

DNA evidence proves Williams’ innocence – Governor Greitens could commute his death sentence.

Family life without fossil fuels – slow and satisfying

A visit to the Possibility Alliance reminded me also that the one constant of life is change.

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Green hydrogen’s rapidly falling costs undermine the gas industry’s argument for blue hydrogen

Aside from those and other specific uses, the idea of a hydrogen economy should be retired, whether it’s blue or green.

ReTrolligans—how the GOP risks all, miming ‘trollish’ gate-crashing, lying, bullying & chaos

With a daring experiment, the scheming, conspiracy-riven Republicans are testing whether morphing into a party of boorish trolls works.

Victory: PennEast Pipeline stops development of natural gas pipeline

“This is a huge victory. Today, water, the environment, and people spoke louder than fossil fuels.”

The week of two high-stakes games of chicken

Neither of these games of chicken would be as fraught if Democrats were united.

‘We aren’t bluffing’: Progressives hold the line as Pelosi moves ahead with bipartisan bill

“If we don’t pass our agenda together—that's infrastructure AND paid leave, child care, climate action, and more—then we're leaving millions of working people behind.”