Kansas gets it right. The state bans all drivers from texting and driving via its state laws. Missouri and Oklahoma should do the same.
The problem is more political than military, and always was.
MU advertises its commitment to green initiatives, but its actions fall short of that goal.
Given the hefty price tag of border surge operations — now the exclusive burden of Texas taxpayers — more realistic goals are needed.
The proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot will ask Missouri voters whether to authorize a no-excuses-needed early voting period for future general elections.
California is on the verge of becoming the first state to make it against the law for stores to give shoppers disposable plastic bags with their purchases.
The Missouri Civics Education Initiative is promoting a state law that requires high school students to pass a civics test before graduation.
Over the past decade, as a percentage of population, more Missourians have fallen into hunger, defined in a USDA report as “very low food security,” than in any state in the nation.
The best teachers adapt their instruction to reach the greatest number of students. We fear a statewide standard may not acknowledge and reward that asset and, worse, might discourage teachers from reaching out to the spectrum of students.
This is craft beer on a semi-industrial scale, but still keeping production under the arbitrary 6-million-barrel-a-year limit that the Brewers Association says defines a craft beer.
If money is a form of speech, as the court has ruled, then Mr. Sinquefield is talking freely, loudly and ceaselessly.
Neither Scotland nor England has a real plan about how to go forward if the two lands, linked for more than three centuries, are suddenly severed.
Sen. Bob Dixon of Springfield and Rep. Jay Barnes of Jefferson City were among the Republican lawmakers who backed off targeted tax relief in favor of pursuing more far-reaching tax reform when the regular session convenes in January.
A discussion about what national security interests are at stake is essential. A forecast of possible exit options would be helpful. Playing politics while U.S. troops have their hides on the line is despicable.
When powerful people don't call out domestic violence as a brutal act worthy of stiff punishment, every victim suffers.
Missouri's new 72-hour abortion waiting period is the second-most restrictive abortion law in the country.
Tolling existing interstates is double taxation because it charges people for using roads for which their tax dollars have already paid.
To have an actual national conversation about ISIS, we first need to understand what it is and how we can beat it.
The longer our government takes to vet the use of drones and to provide meaningful guidance to private interests — with agriculture near the top of that list — then the greater risk we'll miss out on realizing the full potential of this new technology.
We need policies and programs to genuinely address the problems that have systematically ushered our young people from the cradle to the prison industrial complex.