A long series of tax and public policy decisions has created an America that values wealth far more than work.
We wanted Ellis Fischel simply because of the team approach they had. This included Advance Practice Nurses. We would rethink that decision now given the current circumstances.
Citizens must take collective responsibility to conserve energy and slow human-caused climate change in an attempt to protect the environment for future generations.
Many American companies have been driving down wages to poverty levels that are too low for workers to live on and too low to sustain the consumer demand that businesses need to survive and thrive.
Journalism schools will no longer be able to use unmanned drones for news gathering purposes as the federal government sees it as an infraction to aviation regulations.
Besides its inadvertent tax increases, HB 253 puts vital state services at risk through its tax cuts.
Greater and lesser pockets of diversity emerge when one zooms in on the U.S. Census Bureau's map. In California, 44 percent of people don’t speak English at home. In Laredo, Texas, it’s an astounding 92 percent. Here in the heartland, English has a firmer hold. In Kansas, 11 percent of people speak something else at home. In Missouri, it’s only 6 percent.
A new farm bill must address the needs of our nation's agricultural industry and the need to cut an increasingly unsustainable national budget.
The governor would like you to be naïve enough to believe that if the state reduces its tax demands from citizens and small business that funding for critical investments, like education, will plummet. I’d like to share a couple facts with you to consider as you make an informed decision on whether or not you feel Missouri’s tax rates should be adjusted in favor of the people.
Establishing speed limits is the fine art of finding a balancing point between convenience and risk.
As director of the DOC, I feel privileged and proud to hear accounts where the department’s staff have stepped out of their comfort zone to help those who are in need.
If you have followed the news at all in the past year, you have seen where the majority party in the Missouri General Assembly has made it clear it has no taste for an expansion of this safety program that is meant to provide care to those who need it most.
Saving for our children’s higher education can be overwhelming, and at times it can seem as if there is no way to save enough.
Missouri, thanks to its compliant legislature and its worst-in-the-nation campaign finance and lobbying ethics laws, has become a major hunting ground for the payday loan sharks.
This is a roundup of recent editorials from newspapers across the U.S.
Today, CAT is constantly hard at work to lend a hand to the community. It has become an important player to the city’s greatest gems, whether it is True/False Film Festival, Citizen Jane Film Festival, Roots and Blues and BBQ Festival.
The majority of our agriculture workforce is made up of immigrants, and their hard work has helped America's farmers and ranchers lead the world.
As the low-wage sector goes, so goes the nation. That’s the message every middle-class American should be getting.
Two-thirds of fruits and vegetables and 80 percent of seafood are imported into the United States. But a mere 2 percent of food imports is inspected at ports as they enter the country.
A new five-year farm bill is needed before the present one expires Sept. 30 unless Congress is willing to abandon a program that provides support to large and small farm operations and food stamps for about 47 million Americans.