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.
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.
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.
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.
Councilman Daryl Dudley side-stepped a public road closure hearing even though the issues and many of the neighbors' feelings are well-documented.
Politicians are passing the blame to smokers while ignoring the problem of Missouri's revenue shortfall and the country's financial collapse.
Ron Paul, the only peace candidate in the upcoming election, has received more donations from military personnel than any other presidential candidate.
The Pentagon budget has grown far too quickly over the past 10 years. Everyone else is cutting back, so the Pentagon should have to as well.
Barbara Hoppe, Sixth Ward councilwoman, helped draw attention to road problems in Timberhill Road neighborhood.
Like the Salvation Army bells, this is an urgent call to individuals, non-governmental agencies and philanthropists to reach out to these residents by any means they can.