Letters to the Editor
It is time to increase renewable energy goals and develop new energy efficiency programs to help us meet that commitment.
It does not matter what source is used for practical information that allows society to prosper peacefully.
Legislators have shown a lack of concern for citizens because of partisan extremism.
Politicians need to step back and stop interfering with women's access to sexual health care.
Decisions about abortion are better left to a woman and her family, not politicians.
A woman's decision to choose adoption, end a pregnancy or raise a child must be left to her, her family and her faith, with the counsel of her doctor or health care provider.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board states the Second Injury Fund owes money to new claimants who are mostly injured veterans. That is inaccurate.
Working families shouldn't take the hit again so we can maintain expensive tax loopholes for Wall Street, drug companies, corporations that outsource jobs and the richest 2 percent of Americans.
The Red Cross now is seeking assistance from individuals and businesses in Boone, Cooper and Howard counties to replace approximately $90,000 we lost when the United Way based in Columbia changed its funding model.
The state licensing bureaus for both the lawyers and the psychologists who enabled the torture are unwilling to look at these matters.
Infrequently used, a filibuster might have merit in extremely rare circumstances for the minority in our Senate, however this tool has become just about as common place as bathroom breaks.
Changing these programs would adversely affect every family in America. We should save and improve these programs.
If the subject of trash roll carts comes up again, I feel it should be put up for a citywide vote.
The NRA’s proposal to create a national registry is a cynical gimmick to distract us from the major cause of gun violence — easy access to guns.
Gun control regulations will only affect the law-abiding, and those who are murderous and crazy will continue to hide their stash for later use.
How many more times will we have to watch this kind of story before Congress enacts an effective ban on assault weapons?
Officials of both parties in Washington should come together to close the corporate tax loopholes first to avoid shifting the tax burden to the rest of the country.
The train will not have an Americans with Disabilities Act-compatible passenger car.
Columbia resident Linda Green writes that school workers, public employees, business owners, job seekers and Columbia residents should all be concerned about Enhanced Enterprise Zones coming to Columbia.
As students, you and I can have immense influence in shaping the opinions of our peers and promoting a safe environment if only we learn to speak up.