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.
Many successes are being lost in media coverage of criticism.
GEORGE KENNEDY: Constitutional debate alive and well when it comes to corporations' role in elections
As the Constitution celebrates is 223rd birthday, the League of Women Voters held a discussion of a recent Supreme Court case.
On Sept. 10, 2001, life was normal, and terrorism seemed to be the last thing on everyone's mind.
A closer look at the city budget reveals a spendable surplus more than 20 times less than reported in the Columbia Heart Beat.
Robin Carnahan should remember Harry Truman's advice as she campaigns for U.S. Senate.
Worries about Social Security running out can be put to rest by doing a little research. Worrying about cutting benefits to the program should be what Americans lose sleep over.
A balanced budget sounds like a good idea but for the dark times ahead packed in the "anti-stimulus" cloud rolling toward Columbia, we should spend smart now, even if it means deeper deficit.
Wednesday night's meeting dealt largely with whether the complaint filed by a California activist should be heard, since the complainant has no known connection to Columbia.
The Missouri Theatre has accrued at least $2.5 million in debt. One solution to this fiscal problem is a cooperation between the theatre and MU, but that seems unlikely.
Recent events with Ford, IBM and financial regulation have one common theme — passing the expense to you and me.
The downtown charrette meetings include some big ideas, but what's missing from the discussion is when and how we'll see these big ideas reach fruition.
We may never know whether our leaders were misled by winks and whispers or by wishful thinking.
While Sen. Claire McCaskill has shown she's willing to speak her mind and go against her own party at times, Gov. Jay Nixon would rather cut services and fill prisons than dare suggest any type of tax increase.
Whether or not you agree with the group's push to eliminate Tasers, you have to appreciate the efforts put forth by the People for a Taser-Free Columbia.
At Monday's City Council meeting about the IBM deal, issues including where exactly IBM's new hires will come from — the Columbia area or elsewhere — were addressed, but answers just brought more questions.
Economic incentive deals have a tendency to be good for business and bad for communities, but the IBM deal really is a win-win for all involved.