Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's wording on a health care ballot initiative has Republicans in an uproar. But are her assertions really so far from the truth?
Though "shame punishment" has served as a legal diagnosis in several cases, evidence of its effectiveness is lacking.
Missouri is failing in its duty to properly and quickly investigate child abuse and neglect reports.
Even as the state is choking off its academic resources, even as MU curators are raising tuition, even as students and their families are going deeper in hock to pursue a sheepskin, MU focuses on athletics.
Gov. Jay Nixon should accelerate his state's plans to implement a law that will improve the health of its citizens and inject billions of new dollars into the economy.
Conservatives and liberals have different ideas on how to fix the slumping economy. Donald Kaul examines the economic debate.
The Supreme Court made the correct decision in striking down the Stolen Valor law, in which it said false claims of military achievements do not diminish the honor of those who served.
Charlotte, N.C., a less-than-democratic state, was chosen as the site of the Democratic National Committee over the more accommodating St. Louis.
The Supreme Court's decision to uphold Obamacare seriously damages the principle of limited government, and in the process fails American families.
The Affordable Care Act is legal, and likely here to stay. Thus wiser states will get serious about moving ahead with its provisions to insure medical and financial security for all Americans.
In an effort to hold local media stations accountable for truthful reporting and advertising, FlackCheck.org has created the "Stand by Your Ad" campaign that allows participation from citizens.
Savingforcollege.com, which ranks 529 college savings plans, has ranked Missouri's at the top of the charts.
Extremely dry conditions in Missouri have caused a slope in production for crops such as hay, corn and soybeans. The drought affecting these money-making crops has also put considerable stress on farmers.
Despite the discouraging campaign finance ruling, the decision on immigration, especially, may help put the brakes on growing concerns that the Roberts Court is as likely to heed conservative talking points as legal precedents.
Members of the Boone County Democratic Central Committee say the values of Democratic Party or more balanced and just than those of the Republican Party.
Unlike football, the university press doesn't make millions, generate headlines, show up on TV every week or pay for itself. But a scholar would recognize the value of a significant literary arm such as the University of Missouri Press.
The Missouri National Guard is partnering with churches throughout the state to provide resources to military men and women.
Far more fires are reported nationwide on a typical Independence Day than on any other day of the year, with fireworks accounting for more than half of those fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Charities are exempt from the law, so consumers should remain alert for operations that solicit money for a charity and use most of it to profit the telemarketers themselves.
Lack of money equals lack of free speech. A cynic might say that’s always been the case. But it shouldn’t be enshrined in law.