Letters to the Editor
Some Medicare cuts, such as increasing the age of qualification, do not address the greater issues with the service.
Congress' actions should affect all citizens in the same way, not based upon household income.
Thanksgiving was a rich experience because of the goodwill and generosity of those who contributed to Everyone Eats, writes William E. "Gene" Robertson, an MU professor emeritus.
The urban development this is being planned near Rock Bridge State Park is requesting zoning changes to include 11 duplexes and 65 singly-family homes.
Changing levels of taxation doesn't address global competitiveness. Fair Tax HR 25 is the only bill before Congress that stimulates the economy.
Every group of people has a right to choose their compatriots according to their core values and beliefs starting on a very small scale, such as within a family or friends, to the levels of city, state and country, a Missourian reader writes.
With elections Tuesday, voters need to keep in mind some important things.
U.S. representative candidate Teresa Hensley's stance on environmental and farm issues shows she's a match for Missouri's Fourth District.
The increased tax will reduce the number of smokers, especially among young people; provide programs to reduce and prevent tobacco use; and will provide needed funds for public education at all levels, elementary, secondary, college and university.
The new carts cause problems for residents with disabilities and senior citizens.
If Mitt Romney and other Republicans are elected in November, the super-rich will score another victory in their class war against the middle and lower classes.
Proposition 1 will establish a Community Children's Service Fund in Boone County to provide support for the emotional and mental health needs of our children.
We support Proposition 1 for children’s vital services in mental health, crisis intervention, and child abuse.
Missouri's eminent domain reform bill does not really protect landowners, as Koster touts.
Janet Thompson brings a sense of civic responsibility and professional ethics to the race for Northern District Boone County Commissioner, Columbia resident Russel Breyfogle writes.
Janet Thompson has all the right attributes to serve as the Northern District Boone County Commissioner.
The League of Women Voters wants everyone to prevent partisan judicial selections and vote no on Amendment 3.
A common aspect of Halloween costumes are over-the-counter colored contact lenses, which can potentially cause serious eye infection, injuries and blindness.
The candidates for Boone County Northern District Commissioner have been polite and to the point, which has allowed people to learn more about them and their plans for office, Rocheport resident Rob Fleming writes. Fleming supports Janet Thompson because he has seen her intellect and work ethic firsthand.
Janet Thompson, a candidate for Northern District Boone County Commissioner, was born and raised in Boone County, and she knows how the area is changing, Columbia resident Michael Ugarte writes. She engages with people to develop future plans and is, in short, a good person.