The Sixth Ward candidate has not served on any city or county boards, commissions, committees, advisory organizations or even his own neighborhood association.
While businesses are important to Columbia's growth, the community's appearance is also a contributor.
Robison is endorsed by the Police Officers Association.
Sixth Ward incumbent Barbara Hoppe has done a good job in the areas of community and transportation development, helping the council better utilize its boards and commissions and working well with neighborhoods.
Sen. Claire McCaskill has the right idea in liking the Country of Origin Labeling Law and being against the National Animal Identification System, which she says places a significant and unjustified burden on independent producers.
The presidential campaign, parties, parades and celebrations are over. It's time to get to work.
The Health Connection is closing because of budget constraints, but some are willing to pay extra to keep it open.
Measure would create 3,000 jobs and protect consumers from rate increases.
While banks all over the country are suffering, experts say central Missouri banks and the local housing market seem to be doing O.K., all things considered. Many of those same markets elsewhere in America are in much worse shape.
A recent Missourian article on climate change gave attention to an issue we all need to be aware of.
Is it time to revisit whether or not the smoking ban is working for Columbia? Should we consider exempting bars?
Barbara Hoppe's experience with Neighborhood Watch and other neighborhood organizations makes her the best candidate for Sixth Ward council member.
The Sixth Ward incumbent is not afraid to stick up for what is right.
The Sixth Ward incumbent studies the details to make informed choices for the city.
Rod Robison's involvement in law enforcement and community activities, as well as his support for responsible development, make him a welcomed change for City Council.
Barbara Hoppe's experience listening to differing opinions on complex issues and making tough decisions make her the best council candidate for the Sixth Ward.
In a city where many council votes tally 4-3, Barbara Hoppe is an important vote. She has consistently made decisions that are good for the community now and in the future.
Barbara Hoppe's efforts in finding a suitable bicycle trail have demonstrated her courage and foresight.
As a member of the University of Missouri's Track and Field Officials Association, Rod Robison showed his enthusiasm and dedication.
A front-page article on March 31 promoted legalizing the sale of raw milk and included only a few paragraphs about the health risks.