Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jul 09, 2007

A letter to the editor in the Jefferson City News-Tribune discusses corn ethanol, pointing out that it's not a cure-all for our energy problems, because the United States can't produce enough of it to match

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jul 09, 2007

On KY3's Political Notebook blog, a post discusses Gov. Matt Blunt vetoing the Quality Jobs Act. The main reason for this is that the bill became overbloated with excess spending through tax credits:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Eric D. Dixon on Jul 03, 2007

In an op-ed released yesterday (also reprinted by the Missouri Political News Service and quoted by the Post-Dispat

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jul 03, 2007

In the Rolla News Daily (via Combest), an article discusses the successful efforts by  Rep.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jul 03, 2007

In the St. Louis Post-Dispatch today, an article discusses MO HealthNet, which Gov. Matt Blunt signed into law yesterday.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Jul 03, 2007

An amendment to the Missouri Constitution has been proposed to designate English as the state’s official language. The amendment is unnecessary because official business is already conducted in English, and immigrants continue to learn English as they have in the past. Public policy in Missouri should address more pressing concerns.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By David Stokes on Jul 02, 2007

St. Louis County has instituted the second part of the legislation passed back in 2005 that requires occupancy permits in unincorporated areas of the county.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jul 02, 2007

Over the weekend the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Political Fix blog discussed Congress' attempt to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jun 29, 2007

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, decided that the Seattle, WA, and Louisville, KY, school assignment plans were unconstitutional, since the plans were based on race.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Eric D. Dixon on Jun 28, 2007

Yesterday's Kansas City Star ran an article about congressional legislation that "would make it a criminal offense for gas prices to be 'unconscionably' high." The article's headline?

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