Low numbers characterize First Ward representation on boards and commissions, but the candidates differ in their response to this issue.
As the most qualified candidate, Ines Segert is pushing for a more open and accountable board.
The candidates running for the Boone Hospital Center Board of Trustees’ two open positions fielded questions from the public during a forum Tuesday evening at the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center.
All four candidates say the council deserves some level of pay or stipends.
A tax incentive of $2,000 or 10 percent of the vehicle’s price, whichever is the lower number, was given preliminary approval Monday for cars produced in the U.S.
An amendment to include funding for the Preparing to Care initiative, requested by all of the state’s two- and four-year state colleges and universities, will be among the topics discussed Tuesday afternoon.
With ward reapportionment only a couple of years away, candidates say the time has come to boost the size of the City Council and better represent constituents.
Boone County GOP members must fill 110 delegate slots, plus alternates. Three delegates will have the chance to attend the national convention in September.
The hospital plans to use the funds to educate women about cardiovascular-related diseases.
This is a list of Boone County ballot candidates and issues outside of Columbia.
Six Missouri Democratic superdelegates remain unpledged more than a month after the Missouri primary, and many show no sign of coming close to making a decision.
The law legalizing midwifery was stuck down in August because it was not related to health insurance, opposers of the law say. A midwives group is appealing the decision.
Hillary Clinton won the Rhode Island primary Tuesday night and raced to a big lead in Ohio but struggled to make a major dent in Barack Obama’s delegate lead. Arizona Sen. John McCain clinched the Republican nomination.
The parking lot of Rock Bridge High School was full to capacity on Thursday night as 143 residents turned out to elect delegates to the district nominating convention.
The chair of the Senate Public Health Committee has filed a bill to create a pilot program to bring vaccines into schools.
A second person who has represented Columbia in Missouri’s legislature has joined the campaign for the 9th Congressional District. Ken Jacob, a former member of the Missouri House and Senate, said he has opened an exploratory committee with every intention of entering the race.
Tuesday is the first day candidates can register to run for election. About 350 people are expected to file Tuesday.
Baker's announcement places her among two Democratic and three Republican candidates running for the seat in Congress.
School board candidate Kevin Horner filed a statement of withdrawal this morning to remove his name from the ballot in April, saying did not think he had the right motivation.
Kelly Schultz, former director of legislation for Rep. Jeff Harris, D-Columbia, has entered the race for the 21st District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives.