Commentary / Op-Eds
By Timothy B. Lee on Apr 24, 2007

Regular visitors to our website might notice that it looks a little different today.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Apr 23, 2007

The state of Missouri may soon require comprehensive eye exams for all students entering kindergarten or first grade:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Steven Bernstetter on Apr 20, 2007

Looks like Gov. Blunt and friends will get their MOHELA money after all. At this juncture, pointing out just how ridiculous this bill is has become something akin to beating a dead horse.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Timothy B. Lee on Apr 20, 2007

I have to disagree a bit with Steve's assertion that doling out state money will "drive Missouri's budding biotech industry." I don't know if Missouri's biotech industry is budding, or if it will thrive in the future.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Apr 19, 2007

The New York Times publishes a not-entirely fair article about what a bad place St. Louis has become to live in:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Apr 19, 2007

There's been new action on the midwife bill:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Steven Bernstetter on Apr 18, 2007

There's recently been a sort of backlash in the local media regarding the state and federal govt's efforts to  subsidize the ethanol industry and build expensive plants all over the midwest and elsewhere.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By David Stokes on Apr 17, 2007

It's here.  No matter if you like it or not, the new I-64 reconstructino project is here.  I, for one, prefer two and a half years of traffic hell to six or seven y

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Apr 17, 2007

Dr. Kent King, Executive Director of the Missouri State Teachers Association, brings up the subject of performance pay and criticizes the single-salary schedule:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Steven Bernstetter on Apr 16, 2007

There's an interesting op-ed regarding vouchers over at the Columbia Daily Tribune this morning.

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