As I think about it, maybe it is our generation that doesn’t spend enough quality time with our children today. Maybe it is our generation that will not protect young children from standards that are too high or expectations by society today.
Proposed legislation in the U.S. Senate would require e-commerce sites to collect taxes from out-0f-state buyers. Besides being a messy proposition to administrate, it also means you're paying taxes to another state or community rather than supporting your own.
In America, elections have consequences. But that premise is undermined by the ability of an intense faction to shut down government because it won’t accept a particular law.
Archery, muzzleloader or firearms hunters can donate some or all of a deer to Share the Harvest by taking it to a participating processor or locker. All Share the Harvest venison stays in the community where it is donated.
Young people should acknowledge the seriousness and possibility of danger when they text while behind the wheel.
What we all want is a planet, a country, a city that we can pass on to the next generation. We want our children and grandchildren to have better opportunities than we have had. Climate change is making that less likely.
The Heartland Prairies Tar Sands Resistance will talk about tar sands and the Flanagan South Pipeline on Friday at the Boone County Government Center.
The Affordable Care act is set to being Tuesday, and Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's attempt to block the legislation is two-faced for the state pays the most of his health care costs.
State and city leaders must find a way to improve Kansas City’s neighborhood schools so students don’t have to travel long distances to receive a quality education. The financial consequences of transfers would make that task more difficult.
Pam Close has repeatedly arranged for students to participate in research projects at the Cancer Research Center in Columbia.
When people angrily refuse to answer a simple question, it can be a clue — a bright green light with a “Rough Road Ahead” sign.
If Americans hated Obamacare as much as Mr. Cruz claims they do, they would have turned to Mitt Romney. Voters twice elected President Barack Obama.
According to the Missouri Budget Project, 267,000 Missourians will remain uninsured because Medicaid was not expanded in 2013.
Missouri legislators in 2011 passed a law allowing themselves and their employees to carry weapons inside the Capitol if they have a permit. It seemed at the time like an arrogant, unwise move. The bathroom fiasco, which has brought widespread ridicule to Missouri, only reinforces that impression.
Black members of the group seemed much more willing to identify issues of race than were their white colleagues.
The reality today is that the Missouri, the Mississippi, the Ohio and the Illinois rivers still lack a single, strong entity to make sure that boondoggles like the Olmsted dam project don’t happen.
Ordinary Americans desperately want to see their elected leaders pull together. Polls show they oppose defunding or dismantling the Affordable Care Act, especially if it means shutting down the government or defaulting on debt.
Politicians should not dissuade people from gaining access to health care.
As climate change accelerates, so, of course, will federal spending on disaster relief and recovery, ultimately paid for by the taxpayers.
With Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, announcing his intent to run for attorney general in 2017, David Rosman says there are drawbacks when active politicians begin their campaigns too early.