Kevin Elmer, a Republican representative from Nixa in the Missouri House of Representatives, has raised concerns about Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's viability as a candidate for governor.
The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is a time to remember how our lives have changed since that day.
Gov. Jay Nixon is trying to create new jobs by building new warehouses at the St. Louis airport, but his plan will do more harm than good.
One of the Missourian's columnists, J. Karl Miller, should think outside his own personal experience when writing about our nation's policy of nuclear deterrence.
Nuclear deterrence does not guarantee protection against a nuclear attack and is susceptible to human error, sabotage and cyber attack.
Members of Congress should ignore partisan politics and do what's best for disaster relief efforts in Missouri and the United States.
The Missouri Gaming Commission passed a new rule that would allow people who previously signed up voluntarily for a lifetime exclusion to return to casinos after five years on "The List."
Even with the damage from Hurricane Irene expected to cost FEMA $9 billion more than it has, the government should do all they can to help the East Coast recover as quickly as possible.
The intentions of the “Your Vote Counts” petition, which would demand a three-quarters vote of the legislature to set aside or amend ballot initiatives, should be questioned.
Taxpayers should demand that their elected officials not receive any public benefits they're not willing to bestow upon their constituents.
Legislators should keep King's goal of fighting poverty in mind on the 48th anniversary of his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Tax-increment financing could help federal, state and local governments pay for infrastructure and other improvements — and create jobs.
Standard & Poor's is right; national debt threatens not only our current economy but also the standard of living for future generations.
By helping tornado victims and relief workers, prison inmates are benefiting others and building compassion in themselves.
Energy generators under private control have damaged parts of the world as companies reap the financial rewards of ownership.
Instead of questioning the integrity of women raising children, the organization should make a difference in the black community by helping people raise their babies.
A "new civility" is emerging in American politics that isn't about being friends, but trying to win the debate.
As the community recovers, people will gather with friends and families to celebrate life and remember the victims of the terrible tragedy.
The popular electronics and software company purchases a mineral for its products from war-ravaged Congo, rather than Australia, among other corporate fouls.
In spite of the mass destruction caused by the May tornado, Joplin's spirit holds strong.