Columbia residents Diane Booth and Jeanne Sebaugh share their endorsement of Barbara Hoppe.
"Digital era" learning is emphasizing typing while placing cursive writing on the back burner. The state needs to incorporate cursive into the Common Core State Standards.
Barbara Hoppe, Sixth Ward councilwoman, works "on behalf of the collective best interests of our city and all its citizens."
Public transportation needs all the assistance it can get, and should benefit from at least half the city's $400,000 surplus.
Missouri's better record and number of tournament titles earned this year makes the team more deserving of a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament than some of the ones that received that designation.
Barbara Hoppe works on behalf of "genuine progress in our community," paying attention to details and the bigger picture.
The initiative process has led to some of the most important and fundamental reforms we enjoy today. In the end, it is a much more public and transparent lawmaking process than the lawmaking process in Jefferson City.
Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe is for "smart growth," but her opponent, Bill Tillotson, is for "unfettered growth."
A new citizens group — CiViC, Citizens Invested and Involved in Columbia — seeks to question the widsom of blighting large portions of the city and county in the name of economic development.
Anyone can help the Heart of Missouri Chapter by making a donation, becoming a volunteer or giving blood.
Barbara Hoppe has addressed a variety of issues, including: trash collection, late-night noise and street improvements.
If the Your Vote Counts measure passes, the Missouri Constitution will be amended to require a large majority vote to change ballot initiatives, essentially creating a direct democracy.
Barbara Hoppe's accomplishments in the Sixth Ward and throughout Columbia show she deserves to be back in City Hall.
Steve Spellman argues there's an infinite number of reasons why parents might want to transfer their children away from their assigned school and Columbia Public Schools needs to change its transfer policy to reflect those.
Both Medicare and Social Security are supported by premiums. Just as any other insurance, your Social Security card at the very top says "health insurance." Congress adjusts both premiums annually. It cannot and will not go broke.
Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe has been instrumental in the controlled growth and development of Columbia and continues to make it a great place to live.
The Tiger Transit Movement is working with the city manager's office to explore how other college transit systems are self-sustaining without "overburdening" the students.
One bill would allow home inspectors to write standards for what is defective in a home, while another would allow homeowners to create their own standards for building and maintaining their homes.
Requiring photo IDs to vote would hinder the democratic process.
J. Karl Miller's recent column skewed statistics and muddled important details of the effects of increasing minimum wage.