Inviting central-city initiatives is a common theme.
City Council Candidate Q&As
The Missourian solicited written answers to a set of 11 standardized questions from the four candidates for the Columbia City Council. Pat Fowler, Greg Pierson and Mark Anderson are seeking a three-year term representing the First Ward, while Matt Pitzer is running unopposed for a second term representing the Fifth Ward.
Two candidates envision a robust citywide transit system, while two others would target areas with the most need.
Spate of deaths in 2019 prompts calls for action.
Whether and how to regulate Airbnb and other services remains a vexing question.
The four council candidates identify the most important issues in the wards they seek to represent.
The four people seeking seats on the council describe their leadership styles.
The plan will guide development of 30 square miles west of existing city limits.
How First Ward projects fit into larger city strategy remains a question.
City council candidates have plans to achieve the goal of reaching 100% renewable energy in Columbia by 2035.
Most would focus on the water and electric utilities first.
Chris Horn's platform encompasses three areas: early childhood education, equity and inclusion, and teachers' work conditions.
Four candidates are vying for three spots in the Columbia School Board election, postponed from April because of COVID-19.
Helen Wade stresses further conversation and engagement with parents while ensuring the district's community impact.
Jonathan Sessions wants to continuing giving back to his community by expanding post-high school opportunities.
The Missourian sent eight questions to the four Columbia School Board candidates. Here are their answers.
Serving on the Columbia School Board would be the next step in the father of three's life of service.
The Clayton native and MU student, at just 19, is making a bid for the First Ward seat on the Columbia City Council.
The bond issue would also go to building additions and security enhancements, among other projects.
After years of volunteer public service, the North-Central Columbia resident is making her first bid for elected office.
Parson said the election in August will allow the state to make financial accommodations as soon as possible if it passes.
The November ballot will include races for posts that play a significant role in crafting new congressional districts.
The Justice Department is defending Alabama’s requirement to have witnesses sign an absentee ballot
NEW CASTLE, Del. — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.
HONOLULU — The Democratic Party of Hawaii was scheduled Saturday to release the results of its party-run presidential primary which was delayed by more than a month due to the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — Republicans are brandishing the latest weapon in their uphill fight for House control this November: votes by moderate Democrats to pass a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill promising benefits for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally.
ATLANTA — Joe Biden says he “should not have been so cavalier” after he told a prominent black radio host that African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.”
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Those who have contracted the virus or are at risk can vote on absentee ballots without notarization.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a 2018 meeting with donors that included the indicted associates of his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.
Internet access, the future of online classes and budget cuts were among the topics discussed Wednesday.
OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska on Tuesday opened polling places as the state held the nation's first in-person primary since a heavily criticized election in Wisconsin five weeks ago in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.