President Donald Trump displayed his political colors on gun control. He bowed to the National Rifle Association, backing away from his earlier promise to work for gun control measures opposed by the NRA.
The FBI has taken a step forward in regaining trust with the public and other law enforcement agencies by admitting to Congress a series of mistakes and missed opportunities to intervene before a gunman killed 17 students and faculty members at a Florida high school last month.
We all know there are special interest bills introduced in the Missouri Legislature every session. Most of them end up in the wastebasket. House Bill 1657 is one that needs to be trashed.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is asking citizens to become a member of its Pothole Patrol. All you have to do is report any potholes on state-maintained roads and a crew will be dispatched to repair the damage.
Gov. Eric Greitens received some much-needed good news Thursday when a report issued by Attorney General Josh Hawley found no evidence of wrongdoing in connection with his office’s use of a secret messaging app.
Who is at what desk in the West Wing in the White House? Aides come and go — one needs a scoresheet to keep track of the people who have left President Trump. In our lifetime we have never seen anything like it.
In the aftermath of yet another horrific school shooting some people, including our president, are suggesting we arm our teachers. We think that’s a bad idea. Teachers don’t want guns, they want and need more resources.
It was scary, disappointing and sickening to see how quickly the Florida students who called for stronger gun control measures following the tragic shooting at their high school became the subject of conspiracy theories, even reaching cable news and spurring the firing of a Florida lawmaker’s aide.
The Missouri House is advancing a bill that would ban marriages of children ages 14 years old or younger. Under current law, children ages 15-17 can get married with permission from a parent. Those younger than 15 need approval from a judge.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens last week said he does not support a gas tax hike to fund the state’s crumbling infrastructure. Furthermore, he doesn’t want to see the question go before voters. Despite that opposition, State Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, has filed a bill to raise the state tax …
In October 2017 President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public “health emergency,” but since then there has been no urgency by his administration to address the nationwide problem and wave of overdoses.
At least one Missouri lawmaker wants the state House to suspend its intern program and further strengthen its sexual harassment policies amid an increase in complaints about inappropriate conduct over the past couple of years.
We have full confidence that East Central College will address the areas of concern identified by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and will come out a stronger institution as President Jon Bauer has promised.
When supporters of a recreational trail in the right of way of the former Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad made their case in the early 1980s, there was stiff opposition from landowners along the route.
There is much blame to go around and others still to be held accountable for the widespread and unconscionable behavior of Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics doctor who was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting girls and women under the guise of medical treatment.
It takes a lot of volunteers to make the Washington Town and Country Fair happen each summer — from the all-volunteer 23-member Fair Board, to the volunteers working the gates, concession stands, livestock shows, motor sports arena and the list goes on and on.