According to the Missouri Budget Project, 267,000 Missourians will remain uninsured because Medicaid was not expanded in 2013.
Politicians should not dissuade people from gaining access to health care.
The governor called HB 436 “unsafe.” If the governor thinks it's “unsafe” to make law enforcement officials (state or federal) accountable for infringing on the rights of the people, then he must not know much about history.
People are getting smarter about how and when they have children, leading to drop in the teen birth rate.
Entering Syria's civil war could make the U.S. a future target.
Congress should push for diplomacy in Syria, not authorize military involvement.
All unequal school property taxes on Missouri's homes, business properties and automobiles could be eliminated.
I would like to assure you that I understand the fundamental differences between what happened in Iraq and what is happening in Syria. What has happened in Syria is unconscionable, and something should be done, but that something should not be unilateral war-making.
A public park is something that everyone owns equally.
We need time to gather information from nonbiased sources outside the profit-making natural gas industry pitch before agreeing to fueling stations.
When a driver runs a red light, a camera captures his or her license plate and mails a ticket to the registered owner of the vehicle. The new policy is unfair and will not deter drivers from breaking the law.
Every house having driveways not full of vehicles belonging at that residence, should be fined if parked elsewhere, based on the two ordinances already in place.
We wanted Ellis Fischel simply because of the team approach they had. This included Advance Practice Nurses. We would rethink that decision now given the current circumstances.
Constantine Randazzo: Second Amendment protection laws are vital to the continued defense of the U.S. Constitution.
Writer Deborah Miller asks whether Rep. Vicky Hartzler votes based solely on her own opinions or on those of her constituents.
In May 2012, Shakir Hamoodi, a Columbia resident, was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison because he sent money to his brothers and sisters in Iraq more than a decade ago.
Citizens must take collective responsibility to conserve energy and slow human-caused climate change in an attempt to protect the environment for future generations.
Besides its inadvertent tax increases, HB 253 puts vital state services at risk through its tax cuts.
Columbia resident encourages regular colonoscopies after her father died of colon cancer in 1999.
An internship at Columbia Access Television meant valuable learning experiences. CAT fills a community gap in media and arts education that could not be filled otherwise.