Missouri will need to pay more in the future to maintain its lengthy transportation network. Putting the full lug on taxpayers through a new 1-cent sales tax is not the best way to finance that priority.
Engagement in politics is a civic and moral duty because politics is necessary in everyday life.
S. David Freeman is famous for his innovative energy conservation and cost-cutting programs. He said nuclear plants are not cost effective.
My first problem is the assumptions made of us, the clients. They assume we are all there for an abortion and that we do not have a relationship with God. I strongly dislike feeling a raised level of anxiety getting out of my car to go to my gynecological appointment.
Bill Weitkemper's struggle to start a public conversation about how best to repair and pay for our sewers deserves at least a last-minute hearing.
A powerful dissent by Judge Richard B. Teitelman points out the real problem: Missouri’s constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage. His dissent should serve as a rallying cry to those who want the ban lifted.
Donations of partial or whole deer can feed Missourians in need.
The Springfield school has slightly more than 2.2 percent of homeless population in the 25,000-student district, which is above the national average.
Brandon Coleman's family and friends could enter a civil suit, which would be presented to the public and possibly a jury trial.
He stood out as a man willing to listen amid a hardening partisan divide. By 2010, a tea party storm forced him from office, but not from continued advocacy for all things military.
Unless the mainstream Republicans can control their tea party faction, another party will come along affecting national and state legislatures alike. Then we might have to capitalize “Tea Party.”
People in some countries are not so well off that they use food, such as pumpkins, for holiday decorations.
Some women who have changed their last names could be prevented from voting in Texas. This issue needs to be amended quickly.
Brandon Coleman can't present his side of the issue because he was shot and died.
Damage resulting from the NSA surveillance might be more than just harmed alliance.
By expanding its benefits package to include domestic partners, the university is recognizing that all of its employees deserve to be treated equally.
By all means, lawmakers should amend state statutes to allow breastfeeding moms to postpone their civic duty.
It's unclear how Gov. Jay Nixon plans to find the money for fully funding K-12 schools or the “significant” increase in higher education funding he now promises.
A $13 million settlement between the Department of Justice and JPMorgan Chase will be split up two-way: $9 million is set as fines for the federal government and the remaining $4 million is slated to help struggling homeowners.
Reporters and editors made impressive efforts to get the stories of Lewis Baumgartner and the case of Brandon Coleman.