President Barack Obama and many of his supporters have suggested $10.10 per hour as a fair working minimum wage. But caregivers need to be paid better if we want more than simply adequate care for our disabled and elderly.
Keeping up with politics can be hard, and that's OK.
Ferguson should never have been in the national (and international) news in the first place. Things got out of hand very quickly, and we must place blame on both sides.
Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s DOMA decision in June 2013, the courts have agreed that the various bans on same-sex marriage are an apparent violation of the Fourteenth Amendment.
“Just kick them out” is not an answer. It is a reaction to the influx of new and younger immigrants traveling to the U.S.
In a time when Missouri residents are becoming more aware of the negative effects of tobacco products, the idea of the tobacco industry funding election campaigns will continue to add salt to a wound that is slowly festering.
With the primary election coming soon, David Rosman shares his opinion on the ballot measures and how he intends to vote.
It is time we remove the radical right from office and move in moderates and Democrats who will be willing to work across the aisle to return to their homeland those who are here illegally and to help stop the overflow of unaccompanied children sent by their parents to achieve a better life.
If the veto is overridden in a September session, it could lead to a slippery-slope for restrictions on other matters, including birth control.
The GOP will be further split, if the tea party Republicans continue to try to gain power through strong-armed tactics and threats. To stop the right wingers from gaining any more traction, moderates from both parties must be mobilized.
Rosman argues HB 1303 could create problems for instructor oversight and could create the perception that a school is sponsoring a particular religion.
Columnist David Rosman discusses the reasons he is opposed to the proposed Right to Farm amendment.
Rosman argues that the state's new tax-reduction deal will likely average less than $35 per person and adversely affect the bottom line of an already austere state budget.
Sunday was not a day of remembrance on the talking-head shows, but a day of allegations and condemnation over the maltreatment of our veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs health centers.
City government views commercial aviation as the ideal way to increase traffic at the Columbia Regional Airport, but other options such as a flight school or private planes for short-haul trips could boost use as well.
There are too many questions concerning this joint resolution. It is as if the gun lobby decided that if we are to be a true “conservative state” we must do away with any common sense law concerning firearms.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow prayers at public meetings goes against the spirit of the First Amendment.
On the issue of downtown development, the mayor shouldn't take differing opinions personally.
If legislators are not willing to stem the degree to which outside organizations attempt to influence politics, then citizens should take matters into their own hands.
Although certain pieces of legislation may be written by organizations with particular political leanings, they should not be summarily dismissed. The legislation can be co-opted across party lines to better serve the citizens of Missouri.