Neighborhood associations adjacent to downtown are asking the city to hold public meetings to address the condition and capacity of downtown infrastructure.
It’s ridiculous that it took two decades for the government to side with consumers over the interests of the food industry in order to change nutrition labels.
As a result of a legislative effort to save the state money, and fueled by an argument that everybody has Internet access, the manual has been available only online since 2011.
Digging out the facts about University Village and the safety of its buildings is a task that is far from over.
The average payday loan in Missouri is $306, and state laws allowed interest and fees of up to 75 percent
To assume Missouri women seeking an abortion have not already had more than enough time to come to their own decision on the best option for them, whatever it may be, is naïve and shows a lack of trust in women.
Last week, Gov. Jay Nixon released the last $132.5 million of $400 million in funding approved last year. Of that amount, $38 million is to "improve the efficient use of state buildings," a very different use than lawmakers had originally designated.
The real questions that face the Columbia City Council and the community's residents and are whether we can guide growth and how we’ll pay for it.
Russia should not only be barred from the G8, but the Western nations should also begin closing it off from the world banking system.
The Obama administration recently approved three new hydraulic-fracturing projects off the Santa Barbara coast.
Nigeria must work with surrounding countries to mount a national security effort.
Forcing one’s beliefs upon another is a threat to the religious freedoms of all. At the same time, if religion is used to discriminate against a class of persons, in this case members of the LGBT community, then the situation changes.
President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative is necessary for America to progress morally and economically. Too many young men of color have been diverted off the path of productivity, and that should not be the norm.
An assessment by the U.S. Department of State has found that the Keystone XL pipeline is unlikely to increase carbon emissions. It adds that other means of moving the oil to refineries are likely to result in greater emissions.
The world is still open to dreamers. Sometimes you have to wait until it’s it your turn to shine.
The current session of the General Assembly is rife with legislation that would be harmful to the Missouri Conservation Commission and the work it does in partnership with the conservation department's professional staff.
The legislation, presented as a way to reform the current payday loan laws and protect the consumer, would give the payday loan industry free rein to rake in outrageous profits.
Russian President Vladimir Putin deployed troops in Ukraine last week amid escalating disputes about the nation's governance. While Putin claims that he is protecting Russian interests in the region, his sudden display of militarism has divided the Ukranian population and set other world powers on edge.
Reducing the influence of money on legislative bodies is one idea in a package of bills proposed by Sen. John Lamping and endorsed by others.
Missouri lawmakers need to keep current term limits in place.