Without a great public education, that core promise our nation makes to all children, they won’t have the preparation they need to get a good job and grow our economy.
Is the city considering the broader impact of using natural gas vehicles?
Insurance companies are quick to blame the new requirements for premium increases, but premiums increased 131 percent in an unregulated market from 2000 to 2011.
Prejudice and discrimination profiteering is still occurring on the backs of the poor and other disenfranchised groups.
We do not need a task force for crime in this town. We need the resignation of an ineffective police chief.
Missouri is a great place to spend the summer exploring.
Curfews raise many questions about enforcement and foster increased rebellion.
House Bill 331 would bring uniformity to Missouri's current guidelines and result in expanded wireless networks.
If big corporations would pay their fair share, money would be available for critical, life-saving programs.
For too long, policymakers, including coal-state senators from both parties like Democrat Claire McCaskill and Republican Roy Blunt of Missouri, have put off the costs for another day.
The problem of uninsured Missouri residents impacts everyone. The uninsured miss out on preventive care and management of chronic illnesses that could keep them out of emergency rooms and hospitals.
I eagerly await the selection of a permanent Director of the Press and look forward to discussions with that person about future directions of the Press.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton believes the Senate's immigration bill will provide international students a clear path to stay in the U.S. after graduation to create new American jobs.
This year's bill required some Missouri-style compromise and commonsense — and while nobody got everything they wanted, it's a bill that we can all be proud of, and that passed the Senate with a large bipartisan majority.
There is nothing as rich as the development and remembrance of a shared experience. On the other hand, there is nothing as frustrating as a lack of unity in an experience or endeavor requiring it.
The disclosure of data mining has aroused condemnation at both ends of the political spectrum. The far right and the far left alike have criticized this as an invasion of privacy. Either way, though, it's time for the Obama administration to be more transparent.
The news about sexual violence against both women and men in our nation’s military services is so egregious that political combatants have joined forces to fight the issue and end the abuse.
The Interfaith Day Center at 616 Park Ave. in the First Ward is a daytime drop-in and referral hub.
It would be worth reporting on budget allocations for the UM Press for the current year and the proposed fiscal year.
Republicans and others are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the allegations against the Obama administration.