Letters to the Editor
The Columbia Public School District is asking voters to approve a 54-cent tax levy. Based on an assessment by financial consultants, this increase, as well as an internal budget reduction of $5 million, will result in financial stability for the next five years.
The association, now an incorporated entity, thinks John Clark could help it set up places open at night for children.
Jane Stuart attended her first political caucus in March. She said the votes were close, and she enjoyed participating in the unique process.
Interest rate cuts are only going to make more problems, when the Fed. should just let the rates adjust themselves.
Sturtz is creative, understands economic issues, is a strong communicator, easily accessible, and uninfluenced by special interests.
Ines Segert would bring energy and open-mindedness to the Columbia School Board.
Good ideas, solid people skills, intelligence and the correct values make Sturtz the best choice for First Ward voters.
Everyone from the superintendent to the public have their pet projects, but nobody is willing to give one up.
The Columbia School District doesn't need more money. It needs better budgeting.
The Sneed family thanks the community, neighbors, firefighters and police and MU Health care for their support following the explosion of their parents’ home on McNab Drive.
Paul Sturtz would make the voices of First Ward citizens heard if he were elected to City Council.
Fred Parry, as part of his trustee duties, negotiated a fair lease with BJC HealthCare and should be given a vote in the upcoming election.
Construction of the new Ragtag Cinemacafe has been an interruption to the daily life of its neighbors, yet no one from the theater has acknowledged it.
Paul is quietly inspirational, and his humility allows others to work together to make big ideas like the Ragtag Cinemacafe and the True/False Film Festival happen in Columbia.
Sturtz will work for clear council procedures and for a future Columbia that is sustainable and has the quality of life that many here desire.
Paul Sturtz would represent the First Ward with the same kind of just, capable, well-informed and imaginative civic commitment he has applied to all his other work in Columbia.
The director of the program has continually invited anti-Israel speakers to campus without inviting anyone with opposing views.
As the most qualified candidate, Ines Segert is pushing for a more open and accountable board.
City Council and Planning Commission in need of a more comprehensive plan for Columbia’s future growth
Columbia officials forecast a population growth of 35,000 through out the next 12 years, and Sid Sullivan is concerned the city is not prepared for the change.
Missourians voted for stem cell research, but a judge now wants to overturn the 2006 decision.