Some Medicare cuts, such as increasing the age of qualification, do not address the greater issues with the service.
Congress' actions should affect all citizens in the same way, not based upon household income.
Thanksgiving was a rich experience because of the goodwill and generosity of those who contributed to Everyone Eats, writes William E. "Gene" Robertson, an MU professor emeritus.
The urban development this is being planned near Rock Bridge State Park is requesting zoning changes to include 11 duplexes and 65 singly-family homes.
Changing levels of taxation doesn't address global competitiveness. Fair Tax HR 25 is the only bill before Congress that stimulates the economy.
The "Peoples' Visioning" community group is hosting their third mini-conference Monday with live music and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and a program at 7 p.m. in the Friends Room at Daniel Boone Regional Library.
Every group of people has a right to choose their compatriots according to their core values and beliefs starting on a very small scale, such as within a family or friends, to the levels of city, state and country, a Missourian reader writes.
Bert Malone, vice president of Missouri Public Health Association, thinks investing in public health funding will strengthen the nation's health infrastructure.
With elections Tuesday, voters need to keep in mind some important things.
The senator's support of cap-and-trade system and EPA regulations could cost Missouri residents.
U.S. representative candidate Teresa Hensley's stance on environmental and farm issues shows she's a match for Missouri's Fourth District.
The drop-off in Missouri judicial retention elections was 16 percent in 2010.
The increased tax will reduce the number of smokers, especially among young people; provide programs to reduce and prevent tobacco use; and will provide needed funds for public education at all levels, elementary, secondary, college and university.
The new carts cause problems for residents with disabilities and senior citizens.
As education leaders, our job is to cultivate the student as a whole, to help them grow and thrive personally, and to care for their health and safety so that one day, their contributions can benefit all of society.
If Mitt Romney and other Republicans are elected in November, the super-rich will score another victory in their class war against the middle and lower classes.
Proposition 1 will establish a Community Children's Service Fund in Boone County to provide support for the emotional and mental health needs of our children.
We support Proposition 1 for children’s vital services in mental health, crisis intervention, and child abuse.
Missouri's eminent domain reform bill does not really protect landowners, as Koster touts.
Janet Thompson brings a sense of civic responsibility and professional ethics to the race for Northern District Boone County Commissioner, Columbia resident Russel Breyfogle writes.