A Columbia resident writes that there is more to the story than what J. Karl Miller explains in his weekly columns.
This nation does an outstanding job of celebrating Independence Day, but too often loses sight of how the Bill of Rights guarantees our collective freedom.
“Thanks” to James Madison and others who found the right 45 words to declare for more than two centuries that government could not intrude on or deny our core freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.
Legislators should respect the voice of the people and create no law that would nullify the Puppy Mill Prevention Act.
Columbia handles electric and water utilities for its residents, but after observing the way some other cities around the state handle them, it may be more beneficial to turn to private utilities.
Ron Murray lost his kids for four months and spent 36 days in jail for complying with a judicial custody order. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has no problem with that.
Toys and games may be on the Christmas list, but a MOST 529 college savings plan helps parents save for their children's college education
Raising the minimum wage would increase purchasing power for the poorest Americans.
The American people have made it plain that they don't want draconian sacrifice; they don't want any sacrifice at all. They want all the benefits due them (plus 10 percent) and they want someone else to pay for it.
The shift in Congress following the midterm elections can significantly impact regulations in the 2008 farm bill and any repercussions on the meatpacking market.
In Missouri, the cost of an average Thanksgiving meal for 10 is actually down five cents from 2009.
It is time to ask Missouri citizens who smoke to do their parts in helping us cover their expenses.
After being escorted from the lobby of a hotel while she was waiting for a paying guest to meet her, a diversity pro describes being "blindsided" by the event and offers solutions for future difficult conversations.
Cutting the program would waste money and could force 30,000 manufacturing workers out of their jobs. Refurbishing older aircraft would not help military or budgetary needs.
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day in the United States. The diverse population of veterans is something that one American Legion commander is proud of and happy to celebrate.
Proposition A has unearthed discussion across the state about whether voting on the issue of earnings taxes should be contained to local voters or extended to voters across the state.
This administration and Congress finally were able to pass legislation ending discrimination against women, who will now be able to look forward to higher pay and move closer to equal pay for equal work. Thanks also are due for work on clean energy.
Proposition B is mainly known through Columbia as the “Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act.” So why would a longtime trainer, exhibitor, local and national club member and instructor of dogs be against Proposition B?
A change in state law is the only way to make sure a local earnings tax doesn’t gain traction in your community.
Recent high-profile suicides of young gay and questioning men highlight the need to end bullying and harassment.