Now, Joplin's city leaders are asking FEMA to extend the current housing contract with the city, which expires on Nov. 9. Seven more months is all the city's asking.
The current farm bill expires Sunday, leaving those who grow our food, serve rural areas and feed the poor wondering what the future holds — and planning for the future is what they all need to be able to do.
The Congressional Research Service published a report that concludes there is little evidence to suggest that "trickle down economics" actually works.
State Auditor Tom Schweich released an audit Tuesday that faulted a state agency, a municipality and private entities for insufficient due diligence before awarding state tax incentives to a proposed manufacturer.
The next Congress must show Americans they are the “grown-ups” worthy of high office, willing to compromise to move the nation forward.
Kansas City is now short more than $600 million for fully funding its workers' retirement benefits.
Congress' failure to spend money maintaining the physical infrastructure along the Mississippi River and environmental and flood protection of the Missouri River harms business interests.
The latest Gallup poll shows that Americans are losing trust in the news media — and Congress and the Supreme Court.
Area county clerks, who serve as local election authorities, generally agree registration takes between two and five minutes when done at a clerk’s office or another designated facility.
After the November election, Congress should take a closer look at making serious reform with a revised version of the farm bill.
The NFL referee lockout leads to more than blown calls. It demonstrates class tensions in the United States more visible.
Twelve years of evidence show budget cuts and slogans, from both Democrats and Republicans, are not the way to prosperity.
The number of criminal cases exceeding available public defenders has posed a problem in Missouri since at least 2006.
Among many changes the Country Planning and Zoning Commission has proposed is a regulation on the use of private roads to access public roads.
The Cole County Commission is weighing if the city of Jefferson City should contribute an additional $100,000 to Columbia Regional Airport, a decision that's complicated if you consider a number of key factors.
Thomas Barclay, an MU student, expresses his mixed emotions about the Missourian's previous article on his home town, Columbia, S.C.
Budget cuts that are set to begin in January 2013 could have a devastating effect on the American Military and economy.
The economic development debacle that left Moberly in default on a loan has been marked by a shocking lack of due diligence by state and local officials. And there’s nothing in place to prevent a recurrence.
Missouri quarterback James Franklin's decision to sit out Saturday's game against Arizona State because of an injury was a wise choice.
Missourians for Responsible Lending ran out of money and time in its effort to get an initiative on the ballot that would limit interest rates on payday loans to 36 percent.