Film tax credits don’t create long-term jobs, nor do they create sustainable economic growth for the state.
In New York City, some hospitals are now giving children prescriptions for fruit and vegetables. The prescriptions can be exchanged at farmers’ markets for fresh produce, allowing low-income families to stretch their food budget.
Proposition 2 would have raised developer fees to help with building the infrastructure that growth requires, but now the council must find an alternative. A solution won’t be easy to find.
In Tuesday's election, Republicans posted significant wins, both nationally and locally. The power that comes with political victories, however, must not be abused.
When winter weather is at its worst, state and local roads crews are at their best.
This pope has a talent for framing long-held beliefs in a fresh way, as he has done before in taking up the cause of the poor.
In Boone County and beyond, the results of Tuesday's election point to the growing mistrust between the community and its government.
When students, minorities and citizens at large view all of the participants in the democratic process as untrustworthy and predatory instead of as public servants, we are in trouble.
The red wave that rolled across the country in Tuesday’s election washed control of the U.S. Senate from Democratic hands, solidified Republican control of the U.S. House and raised the Republicans’ veto-proof majorities in the Missouri Legislature to near-record levels.
Although life wasn't perfect before machines replaced the work of rural farmers, there is something to be said for local raw honey and line-dried laundry.
The fight against Ebola has become a political one with no winners.
E-Verify determines whether job applicants are legally eligible to work in the U.S. Early iterations failed to detect illegal workers and often denied eligible applicants, but that may be changing.
St. Louis County police have said repeatedly that the restriction was solely for safety and was not intended to prevent media from witnessing the violence or the police response.
None of the 14 women poses a threat to society. But their sentences are in many cases disproportionate with penalties handed out to men who do present a menace.
Provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act aim to integrate disabled adults into the mainstream work force. The law fails to take into account that the needs and desires of those with disabilities vary widely.
Anywhere from 5 to 20 percent of Americans catch the flu during flu season, which stretches from November to May.
There's a small possibility that if Republicans take the Senate, they will be motivated to work with the president and make progress.
Tuesday's election is sneaking up on most Missourians.
A former teacher and MU education professor explains how Amendment 3 glosses over the real issues of teacher evaluation.
A Columbia-based attorney is concerned Amendment 2, which allows for evidence from other suspected crimes to be used against someone accused of child sexual abuse, will interfere with fair trial.