Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and legislators are trumping up a baseless allegation that the state Department of Revenue is compiling a secret gun database to share with the federal government.
Hard-working families deserve strengthened Medicaid and expanded health care coverage, and there are many good business reasons to do this.
Tax Freedom Day can be viewed from geographical, chronological and/or categorical perspectives. And whether you consider the observance aggravating, liberating or both, remember you earned it.
Republicans need to back away from the black helicopters, er, drones, and focus on real problems, like health care, education, roads and, oh, yea, jobs.
Insurance companies must now publicly justify every rate increase of 10 percent or more, which has led to a sharp decline in double-digit rate hikes. Starting in 2014, insurers will have to justify every proposed rate increase, even if it’s a 1 percent bump.
There is overwhelming evidence of Ryan Ferguson's innocence; he has been mistreated by Missouri's legal system.
Families struggle with three main issues when it comes to children with autism — receiving the diagnosis, handling the perceptions of others, and deciding on a course of treatment.
The bill establishes a requirement for evaluating teachers and administrators on the basis of students' academic growth.
An MU study found that expanding and strengthening Medicaid will create 24,000 new jobs in Missouri in 2014 alone. That means more nurses will be available to provide care to you and your loved ones.
Wild weather — from flooding to drought — has created havoc on the river the last two years. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has acknowledged management practices need to be reconsidered to account for these events.
Agencies that Public Safety Joint Communications serves need to pay their part to keep up with growth in our area.
The different between a constitutional amendment and a law has prompted misuse and abuse as interest groups seek amendments to prevent alterations by legislators.
Funds to local governments, schools, human services, even infrastructure will have to be cut to accommodate that deficit, which is exactly what Kansas is facing with projected revenue more than $700 million short of budgeted expenditures after passing a similar law last year.
Jefferson City police officers will participate from Friday through March 31 in a statewide effort to crack down on unbelted teen drivers.
There is no difference between sexual assault in the military and in the civilian sector. There can be no distinction made between the need to protect women — and the occasional man — in civilian life and those who are working to protect us in the military.
March 10-16 is National Sunshine Week, a time for citizens and taxpayers to focus on state and local government operations and how those operations are visible to the citizens and taxpayers they serve.
Black Missouri residents have positively influenced the state for years.
Missouri would better compete by improving schools, roads and public health, not forcing them to absorb further cuts.
A state lawmaker wants to make certain the electronic tracking application is not extended to public school students. Extending tracking devices to students would be an Orwellian invasion of privacy.
MU student Jonathan Seppo urges people to take time to talk to children about newspapers and model reading it for them, as well as support organizations like Newspaper in Education, who aim to expose children to newspapers while they are still in grade school.