Although the Civil Rights Bill was passed in 1964, black people are still fighting for equal footing.
In honor of National Farmers Market Week, Mark Cadle, state executive director of the Missouri Farm Service Agency, offers tips on how to celebrate the abundance of summer.
Being the only state without a prescription drug database makes Missouri a common destination for those who abuse such drugs.
Some states, including Missouri, have refused to expand Medicaid coverage as provided by the ACA, depriving 5 million low-income Americans of medical insurance and creating serious hardships for hospitals.
At some point, we need to ask whether the rest of the country should put up with higher prices on fruit because Californians want to do things like hose down their driveways and sidewalks instead of sweeping them.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., a leader in the effort to stop sexual assault on campuses, and a bipartisan group of co-sponsors introduced legislation last week aimed at protecting and empowering college and university students.
Former state representative and family farmer Tom Loehner conceived the idea for Amendment 1 while sitting on his tractor. The bill will protect farmers, not harm them, he says.
The language of this bill is to keep "farmers" from being accountable. This helps corporate-style large farms, but hurts the family farmer, Ron Macher writes.
If Amendment 7 passes Aug. 5, it will help upgrade and sustain Missouri's transportation system over the next 10 years, and beyond.
Amendment 5, known as the "Right to Bear Arms" amendment, is unnecessary and will make it easier for violent criminals to possess firearms.
The “right to farm” measure, in the form of Amendment 1, doesn’t make good sense as an amendment to our constitution.
Jerry will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to work with him.
The Missouri Farmers Union, the Humane Society of Missouri, the League of Women Voters of Missouri and many agricultural and economic experts oppose the bill.
The selective wording in both the amendment and ballot language leaves too much room for interpretation.
There is a fear that the addition of a veterans lottery will siphon money from Missouri education.
In a time when Missouri residents are becoming more aware of the negative effects of tobacco products, the idea of the tobacco industry funding election campaigns will continue to add salt to a wound that is slowly festering.
The measure would enact a sales tax to help fund state and local highways, roads, bridges and transportation projects for 10 years.
Today, Medicare and Medicaid are arguably our country’s single most important anti-poverty initiatives.
While comedian Weird Al's 'Blurred Lines' parody sparked a rewarding conversation about grammar, some take issue with statements made in the song.
Politics at the state level have always had their raw edges, a toughness that is not publicly visible to those who see only floor debates and committee hearings.