Letters to the Editor
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.
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.
We support Proposition 1 for children’s vital services in mental health, crisis intervention, and child abuse.