Working families shouldn't take the hit again so we can maintain expensive tax loopholes for Wall Street, drug companies, corporations that outsource jobs and the richest 2 percent of Americans.
Painkiller overdose deaths have more than quadrupled during the past 10 years in Missouri, the only state in the U.S. that has not passed legislation to enable a functioning monitoring program.
The Red Cross now is seeking assistance from individuals and businesses in Boone, Cooper and Howard counties to replace approximately $90,000 we lost when the United Way based in Columbia changed its funding model.
The state licensing bureaus for both the lawyers and the psychologists who enabled the torture are unwilling to look at these matters.
Infrequently used, a filibuster might have merit in extremely rare circumstances for the minority in our Senate, however this tool has become just about as common place as bathroom breaks.
Changing these programs would adversely affect every family in America. We should save and improve these programs.
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.
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.
The "Peoples' Visioning" community group is hosting their third mini-conference Monday with live music and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and a program at 7 p.m. in the Friends Room at Daniel Boone Regional Library.
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.