Letters to the Editor
The Pedestrian and Pedaling Network voices its opinion on City Council's June 15 approval of a bicycle harassment ordinance.
Walmart Stores Inc. deserves praise for its charitable donations to local programs such as Meals on Wheels of Columbia.
The term "puppy mill," used recently by Attorney General Chris Koster, is derrogatory and should be removed from vocabulary. Words should not be used to confuse professional kennels with illegal, unlicensed breeding facilities.
Health care premiums are through the roof, and Blaine Luetkemeyer and his staff need to understand how important the issue is to Missouri citizens.
June 22 marks the 10th anniversary of an important day in civil rights history. On that day in 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of two Georgia women with developmental disabilities who wanted to be supported in their community, rather than in a state-run institution.
Two of PedNet Coalition's programs will not receive any GetAbout funding next school year. The coalition is currently fundraising to support the 2009-10 Walking School Bus program, which presently has no funding.
By abandoning these promises, integral parts of the Clean Air Act have been repealed.
A "Fair Tax" rally will be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday. If approved by the legislature, Missouri could be the first state to have a fair tax in place.
A loss of "Pepper & Friends" from KOMU is a loss to Columbia, too.
The Complete Streets program, a movement that aims to make streets easier to drive, bike and walk, fell victim to MoDOT's lobbying.
If Medicaid covered home- and community-based services, it would save money and provide better care.
In Missouri, 10,680 people die each year from tobacco-related deaths. Sen. McCaskill is co-sponsoring the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
Missouri Farmers Union supports cap and trade because farmers can be paid when their farming methods trap carbon in the ground. Mandatory animal identification is a different story.
Anti-abortion activists aren't looking at the whole issue and often neglect to focus on alternatives to abortion.
The show has spent years educating and entertaining the community. Please help keep it on the air.
If the City Council approves admission fees, Columbia taxpayers should not subsidize this private-for-profit event.
While the former governer has received most of the media attention, little attention has been paid to those aides who worked for him, many of whom continue to serve in state government.
War costs go far beyond the out-of-pocket costs of fighting terrorism.