The proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot will ask Missouri voters whether to authorize a no-excuses-needed early voting period for future general elections.
California is on the verge of becoming the first state to make it against the law for stores to give shoppers disposable plastic bags with their purchases.
The Missouri Civics Education Initiative is promoting a state law that requires high school students to pass a civics test before graduation.
Over the past decade, as a percentage of population, more Missourians have fallen into hunger, defined in a USDA report as “very low food security,” than in any state in the nation.
Readers Board members help the Missourian stay connected to the community and get a behind-the-scenes look at the work we do.
The dedication of a newly developed and planted tree, the Buck's Unlimited Oak, gives students and faculty alike a chance to take a breathe and look forward.
Sending the armored vehicle back from whence it came saves taxpayer dollars and begin demilitarizing local police forces.
The best teachers adapt their instruction to reach the greatest number of students. We fear a statewide standard may not acknowledge and reward that asset and, worse, might discourage teachers from reaching out to the spectrum of students.
This is craft beer on a semi-industrial scale, but still keeping production under the arbitrary 6-million-barrel-a-year limit that the Brewers Association says defines a craft beer.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league had a perfect opportunity to take a stand and protect women who are victims of domestic abuse. Instead, they opted to protect themselves and "protect the shield."
Research studies highlight the unintended consequences of large-scale confined-animal feeding operations (CAFO).
Overriding Gov. Jay Nixon's vetoes appeased corporate lobbies and special interest groups, created no jobs.
If money is a form of speech, as the court has ruled, then Mr. Sinquefield is talking freely, loudly and ceaselessly.
Neither Scotland nor England has a real plan about how to go forward if the two lands, linked for more than three centuries, are suddenly severed.
Financial greed should not distract from helping those in need.
Sen. Bob Dixon of Springfield and Rep. Jay Barnes of Jefferson City were among the Republican lawmakers who backed off targeted tax relief in favor of pursuing more far-reaching tax reform when the regular session convenes in January.
A discussion about what national security interests are at stake is essential. A forecast of possible exit options would be helpful. Playing politics while U.S. troops have their hides on the line is despicable.
When powerful people don't call out domestic violence as a brutal act worthy of stiff punishment, every victim suffers.
Proponents of the amendment to mandate teacher evaluations by student progress didn't like what they saw in the polls and withdrew from active campaigning. Amendment 3 might not pass, but it's not going away.
Missouri's new 72-hour abortion waiting period is the second-most restrictive abortion law in the country.