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.
Bert Malone, vice president of Missouri Public Health Association, thinks investing in public health funding will strengthen the nation's health infrastructure.
With elections Tuesday, voters need to keep in mind some important things.
The senator's support of cap-and-trade system and EPA regulations could cost Missouri residents.
U.S. representative candidate Teresa Hensley's stance on environmental and farm issues shows she's a match for Missouri's Fourth District.