Instead of a regressive flat tax on payroll, the carbon tax would be more efficient consumption tax.
A recent state budget analysis adds more weight to the case for expanding Missouri’s Medicaid eligibility threshold, which currently is one of the nation’s lowest.
We must have a comprehensive conversation about the way Washington funds federal programs that treat mental illness.
We need tough gun safety measures, starting with bans on assault weapons and on high-capacity ammunition clips. And we need background checks before all gun purchases.
Gun owners should have, by now, come up with a way of demonstrating a commitment to preserving a right to bear arms that involves holding one another more accountable.
The attraction of the prison tours is more about the captivating stories told by the guides than about the building itself.
A national commission can and should focus the spotlight on those who profit from America’s gun culture.
Missouri isn't limiting its recruitment to just Illinois, but is pressing hard in California where high school students are looking to escape soaring college tuition rates.
In an ideal world, colleges would either eradicate early decision or make the acceptance rates equal, regardless of when students apply.
And yet, amid all of this fragmentation, some things still stop us in our tracks, make us think, make us talk, make us look to each other, make us feel as if, somehow, we're one in shock and tragedy.
Tax incentives issued by Missouri and Kansas to businesses, designed to lure companies across state lines to improve job growth, are succeeding only in hurting those who pay their fair share.
Missouri lacks a statewide fire code — something that could help save lives if one were in place.
Mr. Obama has decided that this year, he will solicit money directly from corporations to pay for the cost of the inaugural festivities.
MoDOT is now using mats made of recycled tires to control the growth of weeds and vegetation around highway sign posts. The action will save costs and improve safety.
McCaskill's measure would improve the way contracts are managed, expand planning requirements and boost oversight responsibility of inspectors general.
Piecemeal fixes and short-term reactions to natural disasters will never be sustainable ways to decide river policy.
Students can tweet about their favorite five freedoms and compete for a $5,000 scholarship.
The healthcare debate has not ended with the conclusion of the presidential election. Lawmakers weigh the benefits and costs as they assess the issue of Medicaid expansion.
70 years ago, America was able to create a self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. In 2012, what are the implications of nuclear power in our world?
Missouri legislators are wasting their time with motorcycle helmet legislation.