New city manager brings heightened awareness of reducing Columbia's environmental impact. A year from now we will be able to judge his progress.
OpenMissouri.org organizes public records, finally providing a great tool that should have been available years ago from politicians themselves.
The race for Fifth Ward representative on the City Council is heating up as the candidates and their supporters start politicking and mudslinging.
A new City Council candidate could have a greater impact on improving the First Ward than a new massive $14 million parking garage.
The Columbia City Council only occasionally approves tax-increment financing, but when it does, the financing tends to stray from its intended path.
Alcohol, as much as racism, might be to blame for stupid behavior at MU. But what's the General Assembly's excuse?
His hands tied by the economy and the Republican legislature, the governor accurately reflected his underwhelming tenure with an underwhelming address.
The recently retired U.S. senator would be an excellent choice to become the new president of the University of Missouri System.
The city manager and the mayor did not act in bad faith regarding the city's position on the Hinkson, but a debate by the council before they acted is the way democracy should work.
The developer who bought the land associated with the Richland Road annexation has gone broke, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill for improvements and the land up for grabs.
Die-hard Democrats should take a look at some post-election realities.
Republicans are already looking to reverse legislation passed in last month's election.
Juan Williams and Keith Olbermann were both reprimanded for expressing their political views.
A Tuesday talk at the League of Women Voters cleared up some misconceptions about health care reform and made clear that it is still very much a work in progress.
With a few exceptions, both state and local election results were as predicted.
You can tell a lot about any issue by looking at who's against it. The opponents of Proposition B are as much of a reason to vote in favor of the controversial measure as anything.
Democratic candidates distancing themselves from Obama may be in trouble for Nov. 2 election.
If passed, Rex Sinquefield's Proposition A would change how St. Louis and Kansas City's budgets are funded and wouldn't allow other cities to vote on whether to impose the same tax laws in the future.
Zoning disputes, like this one, may become more common if the city gets denser rather than expands outward.
A "world class" education has to come with a price tag.