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Opinion: Rural Missouri celebrates successful legislative session

This year’s legislative session was historic for Missouri agriculture. The General Assembly passed many bills supporting farming and addressing concerns in rural communities. The biggest...

Opinion: Open Letter to the General Assembly

Dear Colleagues: For the seven years that I have been here, we have worked to pass a statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.  Two days left in...

Opinion: Rural broadband closer to becoming reality

The Missouri Legislature has taken another step toward making broadband internet accessible to all Missourians. In early May, the legislature finalized the annual state...

Opinion: Expanding gambling with new slot machines won’t help veterans and it shouldn’t be...

No community is more proud of veterans than Cameron. We are the home of one of the state’s veterans’ homes and we take pride...

Opinion: Tough farm economy is challenging for mental health

Ninety-one percent of farmers in a recent survey say financial issues are affecting farmers’ mental health. Fear of losing the farm is almost as...

Judge who sentenced man to 241 years meets with lawmakers seeking his clemency

A judge who sentenced a man to more than two centuries in prison now says that man deserves to be freed. Judge Evelyn Baker...

Opinion: To Better Missouri’s Health, We Must Decriminalize HIV

Almost 30 years after HIV/AIDS was declared an epidemic, discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS still persists in our society and in Missouri’s laws.  HIV...

Opinion: Changing Section 230 could restrict free speech, dampen innovation

Every generation, new technologies revolutionize our economy and our way of life – and regulations follow shortly after. This happened with factories, with cars,...

Opinion: Red Flag Laws are a Giant Red Flag

I am an unabashed believer in our Constitutional rights. When the Founding Fathers enshrined gun ownership as a right of American citizens in the...

Opinion: Flood protection must come first on Missouri River

The Missouri River has subsided for now, but it is almost sure to come back with a vengeance. This is a conclusion that seems...