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Your Opinion: Dems support DREAMers over military

Published Apr. 17 2019

Steve SampsonJefferson CityDear Editor:Well, well, well, what have the Democrats been up too lately? A New York state bill to...

Our Opinion: Your opportunity to serve

Published Apr. 17 2019

Want an opportunity to serve your community with hundreds of other volunteers, after being served breakfast by a pair of...

Your Opinion: AP story shows liberal bias

Published Apr. 17 2019

Trump’s Christianity defendedNelson OttoJefferson CityDear Editor:Mr. Brownstein letter was titled “Have the Basic Tenets of Christianity Changed?” on April 10.

Our Opinion: Honoring our true first responders

Published Apr. 16 2019

Imagine a job in which your main duty was to answer the phones, and every person that calls has a...

Your Opinion: America’s crisis of faith

Published Apr. 15 2019

America’s crisis of faithWanda RoamJefferson CityDear Editor:There is a crisis of faith in America that I have never seen before...

Your Opinion: Why risk nuclear?

Published Apr. 14 2019

Dale ReichelCaliforniaDear Editor:May I respond one more time please? After reading Mr. Otto's April 4 letter in the Tribune on...

Perspective: Life at the Capitol

Published Apr. 14 2019

It is an interesting experience at the Capitol. My experience can be described as a kid who walked in a...

Our Opinion: Focus on increasing immunization rates

Published Apr. 14 2019

The Missouri Legislature is focusing on vaccinations. Unfortunately, it’s not focusing on how we can increase immunization rates.

Your Opinion: Vaccinate? You becha.

Published Apr. 14 2019

Paula HinshawCentertownDear Editor:I read with great sorrow the News Tribune story on page B1 about the rise in measles cases...

House Democrats pursue divisive agenda in majority

Published Apr. 13 2019

My Democratic colleagues have now controlled the U.S. House of Representatives for 100 days. After a decade in the minority,...

Your Opinion: Electric vehicle subsidies for the rich

Published Apr. 13 2019

Bert DirschellCentertownDear Editor:Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, and Lamar Alexander, R-TN, are pushing to expand the federal subsidies for electric vehicles...

Your Opinion: Charter schools opposed

Published Apr. 13 2019

Charter schools opposedSen. Doug LiblaPoplar BluffDear Editor:There is quite a stir going on at the state Capitol building lately, in...

Our Opinion: Got milk? Use it to help fragile infants

Published Apr. 12 2019

Jefferson City is about to open its first human milk depot — a hub for donations of human milk to...

Your Opinion: Electric regulation isn’t working in Missouri

Published Apr. 12 2019

Sen. Doug LiblaGreenvilleDear Editor:Missouri monopoly investor-owned electric utilities have touted the benefits of the Illinois form of electric regulation.

Your Opinion: Response to Haslag

Published Apr. 11 2019

Steven C. BrownHolts SummitDear Editor:Robert Haslag’s Socialist Democratic talking points brought forth in the St.

Your Opinion: Indoor public pool needed

Published Apr. 11 2019

Barbara A. HillJefferson CityDear Editor:Why doesn’t Jefferson City have even one public indoor pool? With millions being spent on parks...

Your Opinion: Response to Schramm

Published Apr. 11 2019

Response to SchrammHarold HorstmannLohmanDear Editor:I’m writing to respond to Mr. Schramm’s response to my letter published 3/31/19 headlined ‘Don’t ditch...

State has made progress to help crime victims

Published Apr. 11 2019

Missouri’s elected officials over recent years should be proud of the progress they’ve made in addressing the needs of crime...

Your Opinion: JCPS' iReady program concerns

Published Apr. 10 2019

I am concerned that Jefferson City Public Schools is throwing technology into the schools as if it were a magic...

Your Opinion: JCPS' iReady program concerns

Published Apr. 10 2019

I am concerned that Jefferson City Public Schools is throwing technology into the schools as if it were a magic...

Your Opinion: Why aren’t more people working?

Published Apr. 10 2019

Bert DirschellCentertownDear Editor:The April 5 Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Summary provides more evidence that virtually everyone who wants...

Your Opinion: Open dialogue essential

Published Apr. 10 2019

Jane LesterJefferson CityDear Editor:I think our world is getting very tribal and closed off. I am very concerned about the...

Your Opinion: Don’t kick theater group out of its home

Published Apr. 10 2019

Joanne WintersCaliforniaDear Editor:As a five-year season ticket holder at Capital City Productions Inc.