This school money giveaway is terrible public policy. It shows disrespect for public education, when education is more important than ever.
Consider the consequences if such a funding loss creates shortages for you — forcing you to seek another bond increase from the voting public.
The three Missouri football players arrested last week could now face criminal possession charges, which would threaten their scholarships and future careers for possessing cannabis, a substance that has been decriminalized in Columbia since 2004.
We need elected officials who will work to find more programs that protect and improve the access middle- and low-income students have to education.
Claire McCaskill has a proven record of standing on the side of her constituents when it comes to ensuring that our seniors get the quality, affordable care they deserve.
Todd Akin promises more partisan obstruction in Washington; Claire McCaskill has a record of working in both parties to find solutions for Missourians.
I would ask all non-smokers to find a mirror, look yourself in the eye and ask, is Proposition B really a fair way to fund education?
The current Missouri Tobacco Tax is only 17 cents per pack (lowest in the nation) and yet, according to the CDC, the smoking-related health care cost in Missouri is $7.61 per pack. Unfortunately, this means that Missouri taxpayers must pick up the tab for $532 million of annual smoking-related Medicaid bills and that costs every Missouri household $565 every year.
People's Visioning is a Columbia group aiming to generate solutions to city problems and ideas for improvement.
You are or know someone who is now or has been aided by dependents' or suvivors' Social Security benefits.
Among many changes the Country Planning and Zoning Commission has proposed is a regulation on the use of private roads to access public roads.
The amount of time pep bands can play at a Missouri high school basketball game has been cut down; action needs to be taken to change this.
The clothes that the Panellenic community chooses to wear is not a representation of its values. The Greek community should be recognized for their achievements on campus and leadership.
While guns are banned in schools to prevent shootings, guns also serve as a means for students and faculty to protect themselves.
Thomas Barclay, an MU student, expresses his mixed emotions about the Missourian's previous article on his home town, Columbia, S.C.
Julia Williams, the Missourian reader, says it is possible for anyone to perceive the qualities inherent in the numbers.
The president of the University of Georgia thanks MU for its hospitality.
It is important to help our veterans, and that is something that is important to Claire McCaskill.
In today's tough economic times, Claire McCaskill aims to provide workers with a sense of stability through protecting minimum wage.
Landowners who would lose property to eminent domain for the GetAbout Columbia trail voted against the trail's proposed location.