Free tuition at community colleges will cost federal taxpayers $60 billion over 10 years, and another $20 billion by the states.
The ABLE Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law a few days before Christmas, will give people with disabilities and their families access to the tax-deferred savings option that folks without disabilities already enjoy.
An estimated 300,000 uninsured Missourians cannot get discounts on insurance that are available through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Net neutrality is the notion that Internet service providers — Comcast, Verizon, Time Warner, etc. — should not be allowed to create fast and slow lanes between customers and online content.
New York Times reporter James Risen won his legal fight against the U.S. Department of Justice, which wanted him to disclose sources he used to uncover failed U.S. operation against Iran's nuclear program.
Please call your state representative and senator and tell them to vote in favor of HB 153 before the state loses more money, jobs and lives.
If Missouri wants to stimulate growth, the first step is putting a stop to corporate welfare.
Much-needed legislation to limit campaign contributions, ban lobbyist gifts, improve transparency and require lawmakers to wait before becoming lobbyists should pass this year.
The president's plan is noble, but states are better equipped to cater to college students' needs.
Claims that Medicaid expansion in Missouri would be "too expensive" to ignore obvious economic and health benefits.
States self-deprecate via submitted one-line descriptions.
As a human being, I feel disgust over the murder of 12 innocent people. As an artist, I feel a profound sense of grief over the loss of four fellow cartoonists — including the great Cabu (also known as Jean Cabut), who inspired me as a young man to become a cartoonist.
Although wholesale compromise is not expected, Gov. Jay Nixon and lawmakers should work together as legislation moves through the process.
Most of us don’t get enough nature in our lives. And maybe that’s why too many people either overestimate or underestimate nature’s power to kill you.
Both Democrats and Republicans believe in the importance of a free Internet, so Congress should pass legislation to keep it that way.
U.S. companies will continue to lose ground, and the illicit use of drones will continue to rise, until the FAA sets rules that make sense.
The new Congress has some Republicans talking about the need to increase the federal gasoline tax in order to secure enough money to ensure that our roads and bridges are maintained.
Charlie Hebdo's cartoons are seen 'round the world now. And the assassins found out that you shouldn't bring a gun to a pen fight.
The private sector does a much better job than government of allocating scarce resources for maximum benefit.
Few people of his generation had the capacity of Mario Cuomo to convey the struggles of the American people with such eloquence and passion.