If the energy, letters and money spent on Proposition B is any indication, animal welfare issues obviously spark passion and emotion.
A procedural move blocking legislation on financing a new nuclear plant is indicative of a larger problem — opposing factions remain too far apart. And the disparity over financing may indicate a larger disagreement on the future of nuclear power.
New representation can bring fresh ideas and approaches to existing issues and initiatives.
The temptation to chase tax dollars with tax dollars provides a quintessential example of why government is going broke.
Although the theory of a Fair Tax is appealing, the practical application raises concerns.
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Jefferson City’s role in the war is outlined in the Civil War Passport.
Access e-government via the state’s website and, ironically enough, up pops the latest about e-government.
For the young child, the world presents a dazzling array of possibilities and opportunities.
“Every Dollar Counts” served as a campaign slogan for Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder.
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Twelve percent may be a great interest rate, but it’s a pitiful voter turnout. Cole County Clerk Marvin Register, the county’s chief election authority, predicts a meager 12 percent of voters will cast ballots in Tuesday’s election.
Jefferson City’s trash and recycling contract is reasonably priced, practical and progressive. Proposition A on Tuesday’s ballot would not be a change for the better and we urge residents to vote “no.”
You may want to postpone packing the basket for a picnic on Adrian’s Island.
With lawmakers returning today from spring break, perhaps a recalcitrant spring will return as well.
Spring temperatures invite us outdoors — to walk, ride bicycles and work in our yards. Those activities also bring encounters with unfamiliar dogs.
As much as we would prefer to revel in blissful 70-degree temperatures, we all are acutely aware spring in Missouri is synonymous with severe storms.