Letters to the Editor
Peters is a practicing physician who advocates cooperation and compromise to achieve growth and quality of life.
Darin Preis makes decisions based on research and input from those involved, Jack Jensen writes.
There's still time, but the clock is ticking on legislators to enact tax cuts.
The failure to expand Medicaid has left 300,000 Missouri residents unable to afford health insurance.
His intelligence and knowledge allow him to take on many jobs and excel at all. He has a phenomenal memory and recall, which are vital in any task. He has real compassion for people and strives to improve their lives.
In this letter supporting Jerry Kennett for Boone Hospital trustee, he is described as a caring, capable physician and citizen.
In this letter supporting Jerry Kennett for Boone Hospital trustee, he is described as a patient, dedicated professional.
Taking large amounts of plastic trash out of the environment is worth having to try to make some adjustments for roll carts.
Those who faithfully compost and recycle plastic, glass, cardboard and paper don't deserve an expensive switch to accommodate those who do not, said Carolyn Doll.
Philip G. Peters said Darin Preis brings a positive, can-do attitude to the Columbia Board of Education.
Columbians resist a system that is more complex, slower in pickup and aesthetically ugly. Plastic roll carts require more work. They need cleaning and moving to and from the driveway and necessitate additional storage by the city and by every home, many of which lack garages or even driveways for placing roll carts.
Mr. Clayton may not realize what he is facing or what he is experiencing at the time of his execution, but we will and we are not mentally or morally incompetent.
If newly-elected representatives must start fundraising so quickly after their election, why not help relieve the problem by staggering their terms in office.
February is American Heart Month, and expanding Medicaid to cover more women would mean healthier Missourians and a healthier state.
Medicaid expansion could benefit 50,000 Missouri adults through community treatment programs providing behavioral health services.
The approximately 300,000 Missourians who don't qualify for Medicaid face devastating hardships.
Just as many who did not use alcohol saw the shortcomings of alcohol prohibition, many who will never use marijuana can see that our present policy is foolish, counterproductive and doomed to fail.
Claims that Medicaid expansion in Missouri would be "too expensive" to ignore obvious economic and health benefits.
Missouri lawmakers deserved applause for finally getting a tax cut across the finish line in 2014, and make no mistake: Support for tax relief has never been greater in the Missouri legislature than it will be in 2015.
Iowa's bottle recycling program might provide Missouri with a way to pay for rebuilding Interstate 70.