HB 499 would require that the pledge be said daily in all schools receiving public funding — but only in English.
To obtain a video taken by body or dashboard camera, you would need to hire an attorney and obtain a court order.
Missouri is the worst in the country in terms of ethics controls. So we figure we have nothing to lose and everything to gain with the pending ethics legislation.
Religious-freedom laws originally were meant to protect the rights of religious minorities. Now they are unnecessary pandering to the religious majority. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects faith already.
Carl Kenney questions if the invitations to Bob McCullough's speech last Tuesday were warranted.
Experts describe it as a critical struggle for regional political dominance between Saudi Arabia on the one hand and Iran on the other, with various countries lining up on one side or the other.
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act signed into Indiana law last week addresses a problem that is political, not practical.
Three proposed bills concerning drugs were reviewed in the Missouri Capitol last week — some would tighten drug restrictions, others would loosen them.
The recent announcement of David Kurpius taking over as dean of the School of Journalism has a big impact on the Missourian, but also on all of MU.
The IRS delivered $5.8 billion in fraudulent refunds in 2013, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office. Much of the money was claimed by identity thieves filing multiple returns with stolen Social Security numbers.
Even though the world just concluded the warmest winter on record, and even though conservative and liberal economists alike agree that a carbon tax would be the most effective way to cut carbon emissions before it’s too late, your two U.S. senators are taking care of parochial interests back home.
As state lawmakers ponder expanding the number of tax credits and deductions that Missouri families can claim, legislators should first consider capping existing tax credit programs.
The question of which candidate would best serve not only the ward but the city as a whole must be answered by considering a mix of experience and personality. To me, three are most appealing.
David Leuthold of Columbia supports Betsy Peters for the Sixth Ward council seat because she is a neighborhood activist and owner of rental properties on East Campus.
Columbia resident Wayne Brekhus supports Betsey Peters for Sixth Ward City Council.
Judi Privitt, an educator with Columbia Public Schools and a member of Columbia Missouri National Education Association, shares why Darin Preis should be elected for Columbia School Board.
Judith Miles, a physician in Columbia, shares why she believes Betsy Peters should be elected as Sixth Ward councilwoman.
Jerry Kennett is running for a seat on the Boone Hospital Board of Trustees.
We have a state tree and a state invertebrate, and a state game animal is part of pending legislation. One legislator thinks we've gone too far.
Darin Preis' devotion to the community, children and teachers is why he must remain on the board.