Voices

Local Perspective: Following The Money Into The Future

After months of reports, public hearings, and community debate, Columbia’s City Council adopted a $453…

Local Perspective: An Immersion Internship Program

For many marginalized communities, success in specific professions appear more obtainable if they see someone…

A Capitol Conversation: The McCaskill-Hawley Race

Missouri’s August primary election produced few surprises, particularly with the race for the U.S. Senate…

Local Perspective: An Economic Catalyst

As we chart our future at MU, we are focusing our energy on providing a world-class,…

Local Perspective: A ‘Kind of’ Government Loan

Too often, business leaders take a dim view of government programs, as many of them…

Opinion: The Henderson Branch Decision

Well, they have done it again! The mayor of Columbia and his troika of acolytes…

Local Perspective: We Are the First Responders

In my last two pieces, I’ve discussed the police department’s community policing efforts and the…

A Capitol Conversation: A Look into Mike Kehoe’s Past

Can Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe keep his new title? At this writing, he’s up…

Opinion: The Road Not Always Taken

On November’s ballot, voters will decide on increasing the tax on motor fuel by a…

Opinion: A Wasted $15 Million

The passage of Proposition A on the August primary ballot would have included Missouri in…

A Capitol Conversation: Transition of Power: Introducing Governor Mike Parson

Sometimes, fate is realized with irony. With all of the political drama surrounding the resignation…

Opinion: Citizens Respond to Survey

The City of Columbia recently received the results of the 2017 DirectionFinder survey from ETC…