Letters to the Editor
There is so much need to raise Medicaid eligibility to 138 percent of federal poverty level, so small community hospitals can stay open and provide vital care and stabilization to those who live far from larger cities.
In Missouri, women are paid only 78 cents for every dollar a man is paid. This wage gap costs the average American full-time woman worker between $700,000 and $2 million over the course of her career.
Rep. Paul Ryan toying with Social Security and Medicare in budget negotiations is concerning for seniors.
Medicaid expansion in Missouri would significantly boost local economies and is the most affordable healthcare alternative for Missourians.
For every $1 spent on women’s health services, approximately $5 is saved.
Having a forward-thinking, supportive and responsive City Council representative for your ward is a great asset, but what you also need is an independent and thoughtful leader at the top, like how Sid Sullivan would be as our next mayor.
Big corporations have used their lobbyists and campaign contributions to rig the tax system in their favor, with some profitable corporations paying no taxes at all. But who’s investing in us?
Rev. Mel West believes that wherever and whenever the Spirit of Jesus Christ is present, no matter what place or space, resurrection will occur.
Karl Skala lives not far from Clark Lane and knows the effects of the area's growth first hand.
He is highly educated, an experienced Columbia public-policy decision maker, committed to representing his constituents' interests, honest and law-abiding.
Ian Thomas, if elected, will keep citizens informed about how he thinks and how he arrived as his decisions.
Ian Thomas adds new perspective to City Council and will bring passion and vision to office.
Karl Skala will speak on behalf of the city, if elected to council.
Karl Skala has experience in planning and development.
Karl Skala works diligently for community.
Ian Thomas would not be beholden to any special interest group, if elected.
Ian Thomas has worked tirelessly for the betterment of our community.
If elected, Karl Skala will push for developers to pay their fair share for needs created by the developments, such as roads and sewers, rather than placing an unfair burden on taxpayers.
Karl Skala has the experience and has proven his willingness to serve Third Ward on City Council.
Karl Skala is a progressive thinking about updating development plans and zoning regulations, which include requiring developers to pay for road and sidewalk improvements.