Category: Letters, Emails, and Op Eds

Cut Taxes, Help the Economy

Cut Taxes, Help the Economy

By David Overfelt, Missouri Retailers Association This summer, President Trump came to Springfield, Missouri to give Congress a simple message: The tax code is holding Americans back. He’s right. The best way to start...

Missouri Wines: Worth the Work!

Missouri Wines: Worth the Work!

As you sip your favorite Missouri wine, you may not realize the time and dedication that goes into producing the beverage you hold in your hand. During the month of September, we celebrate Missouri...

Letter: Missouri Should Approve the Grain Belt Express Infrastructure Project to Lower Energy Rates 

Letter: Missouri Should Approve the Grain Belt Express Infrastructure Project to Lower Energy Rates 

By Timothy Griffin, Mayor of Kirkwood and Tim Grenke, Mayor of Centralia  At first glance, Kirkwood and Centralia have little in common besides being Missouri towns. One is a small rural town in central...

Rural families need support at home

Rural families need support at home

By Rep. Kathy Swan There are numerous benefits to raising children in rural communities, ones surrounded by wide open space for little ones to play, learn and explore their worlds.  As every parent knows,...

Support for the disabled and elderly in jeopardy

Support for the disabled and elderly in jeopardy

By Helena Webb The MO 2017 budget approved by the Governor included a cut to reimbursements for the care of foster children. There was public outcry, and the Governor found the money, calling the...