Letters to the Editor
Insurance companies are quick to blame the new requirements for premium increases, but premiums increased 131 percent in an unregulated market from 2000 to 2011.
We do not need a task force for crime in this town. We need the resignation of an ineffective police chief.
If big corporations would pay their fair share, money would be available for critical, life-saving programs.
I eagerly await the selection of a permanent Director of the Press and look forward to discussions with that person about future directions of the Press.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton believes the Senate's immigration bill will provide international students a clear path to stay in the U.S. after graduation to create new American jobs.
It would be worth reporting on budget allocations for the UM Press for the current year and the proposed fiscal year.
Republicans and others are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the allegations against the Obama administration.
Dr. Roger Mitchell died Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
Although Missouri's tax system does need updating in a way that supports the common good, House Bill 253 would have hurt the state.
One of the most important parts of the college experience is to learn how to handle freedom, and exhibit self-control.
The NRA would support Congress instead of fight members if it could help draft legislation.
The confusion regarding the "reading wars" lies in the technology. What a recently published article in the Missourian calls “phonics-based instruction” is actually “intensive systematic phonics instruction,” a view of phonics that insists we teach all children all the major rules of phonics in a strict order.
There are not enough words to illustrate how disgusted I am by your decision to allow Kevin Crane to speak at commencement. Kevin Crane is a monster. I believe he is single-handedly responsible for keeping an innocent man, Ryan Ferguson, behind bars.
A fundraising lunch raised more than $6,000 in donations for a young couple struggling to pay for cancer treatment. Donations are still being contributed.
Battle Garden and Battle High School should include the first names of the Battles.
Delay in making decision about Providence Road safety just delays making the road safer, too.
There is so much need to raise Medicaid eligibility to 138 percent of federal poverty level, so small community hospitals can stay open and provide vital care and stabilization to those who live far from larger cities.
In Missouri, women are paid only 78 cents for every dollar a man is paid. This wage gap costs the average American full-time woman worker between $700,000 and $2 million over the course of her career.
Rep. Paul Ryan toying with Social Security and Medicare in budget negotiations is concerning for seniors.
Medicaid expansion in Missouri would significantly boost local economies and is the most affordable healthcare alternative for Missourians.