A comparison to alcohol is not a compelling reason to legalize another mood-altering substance, which experience has shown creates problems and is difficult, if not impossible, to repeal.
Lisha Gayle, a former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter, was robbed and murdered in 1998, and her killer is currently on Missouri's death row.
The merger between the Missouri Highway Patrol and Water Patrol has negatively affected training and documentation.
People are tired of getting burned, and they don’t trust what public officials are telling us anymore. Who can blame them?
Republicans will allow smoking in offices as long as the window is open and after business hours. Democrats say they will ban their members from smoking, although we have heard they have been known to break those rules.
Placing limitations on the organization of labor unions will hurt the conduct of business and limit the number of qualified workers in Missouri.
Tolls could make good sense on this limited amount of roadway and, perhaps in the future, on a few other interstates.
The national movement would turn low-wage jobs into “living wage” jobs that pay enough to lift workers out of poverty.
For the GOP, the presidential choices so far could resemble a well-stocked smorgasbord, from moderate to far right to Libertarian.
A federal judge kicked off the new year by blocking enforcement of a ban that took effect two years ago on animal cruelty grounds. Will the case reach the Supreme Court?
A Senate bill would increase last year's tax cut to $1 billion or more, but there seems less appetite in the General Assembly to keep hurting the state.
A 2008 ballot measure to improve conditions for laying hens finally went into effect in California, giving birds room to lie down and turn around.
Adopting a stray pet is not a bad idea. But people might adopt a pet, claim the tax credit and then dump the pet by the side of the road — all for the $300 tax credit.
The memorial is to be expanded and updated to honor veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Funding would come from private sources.
The more complex the topic and the more stakeholders involved in the issue, the more challenging it becomes to summarize an article in so few words.
As a new Congress dawned this month, the House voted 412-0 to exempt veterans from the Affordable Care Act.
The reserve of stories to run any time over the holiday season have run out — just in time for restocking by the next group of reporters.
Free tuition at community colleges will cost federal taxpayers $60 billion over 10 years, and another $20 billion by the states.
The ABLE Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law a few days before Christmas, will give people with disabilities and their families access to the tax-deferred savings option that folks without disabilities already enjoy.
An estimated 300,000 uninsured Missourians cannot get discounts on insurance that are available through the Health Insurance Marketplace.