Even though the U.S. Supreme Court docket has increased, fewer and cases about federal and state law conflicts are heard by the justices. This creates a hole in the system's motto, "Equal Justice Under Law" for the American people.
Senate Bill 161, a revision of Proposition B, seems to be helping Missouri eliminate its status as the Puppy Mill Capital of America.
Canceling the Missouri presidential primary scheduled for February would save the state $6-$8 million.
The Missouri Legislature is considering canceling its presidential primary, currently scheduled for Feb. 7.
LRAD is a long-range communications system used to broadcast information, instructions and warnings. It allows law enforcement to communicate in outdoor venues to large crowds. While they can broadcast very loudly, personnel that use them are trained on how to properly use the device.
The Occupy Wall Street movements are spreading rapidly across the country, but the movement needs to avoid organizational chaos in order to gain validity.
Those asking for a clear message from the Occupy Wall Street campaign that has swept the nation over the past three weeks are just trying to ignore the validity of the movement.
Since getting started in early September, Missouri’s special session has come to resemble a jalopy lurching down a highway, sputtering at every curve.
No matter how well he might perform in the polls or at fundraising, he's largely a nonperson in the press.
MoDOT has saved $177 million toward its goal of saving $512 million and plans to open J-turns on U.S. 54 in Cole County. The agency also will test smog-absorbing concrete on Missouri 141 in St. Louis County.
College football powerhouses should stop kidding themselves about academic ideals, and athletes should be fairly compensated for their play.
Years of testing and experiments have resulted in a burger that can't stand up to those served up at blue-collar barbeques.
In 2005, 1,257 people died on Missouri highways. So far this year, there have been 527 fatal accidents. MoDOT attributes the decline to improvements to roads and signs, and driver education.
If the jobs bill fails, at this point, it's entirely a Republican political failure. Because it doesn't have a 2012 gubernatorial candidate to rally behind, the party lacks the unifying political force needed to pass the jobs bill.
Three recent examples should give Missouri communities cause to wonder and worry about the state government's response to sexual assault cases.
The Obama administration has balked on its stance for Palestinian independence, and the decision looks like political posturing, rather than true leadership.
Job cuts and service decline in the U.S. Postal Service will sever a lifeline for many Americans.
Local solutions, not a federal mandate, are the best way to achieve educational excellence for the nation's students.
The philosophy behind the failed act is sound, but its unrealistic standards can't be met and only hurt students in the process.
Raising Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax should lead to better health outcomes and more consistent funding for education.