Your View: How to upgrade your business
Let’s see now. When some folks wish to improve the exterior of their properties and have other taxpayers pay for the improvements, they create a community improvement district.
Our view: Street smarts
If your daily commute has been shortened because you no longer have to wait at 26th Street and Connecticut Avenue for a train to pass, thank your own tax dollars.
Other Views: Decision fails test
With the announcement that the State Board of Education has decided not to release individual school test results because of cyberattacks and other problems this spring, educators are scratching their heads, as are taxpayers who footed the bill.
Our View: Welcome additions
After Joplin voters failed to pass a curbside recycling proposal in the spring, the City Council said it would study alternate ways to make recycling easier for residents.
Your Letters: Be careful what you wish for on Amendment 1
The proposed Amendment 1 should have been called “Freedom to Farm Without Any Restrictions Whatsoever” because that is what it is. Do you really want a feedlot opening next door to you in Joplin? Or a hog-raising operation on your block in Carthage?
Our View: Riverton deserves answers
“No matter where you put a landfill, it’s not the right place. People are going to be mad.”
Dale Oglesby, the mayor of Galena, sure has that right. We don’t dispute that statement.
Geoff Caldwell, columnist: Meaning behind JFK challenge forgotten
The place was a generic piece of concrete known only as launch pad 39A, the date was July 16, 1969, and the time was 9:32 a.m. Eastern time.
Other Views: Veto removes threat
We would need to dig deep into the pile of legislation approved by Missouri lawmakers to find a proposal more inane than those reclassifying deer as livestock.
Your View: Facts
In response to Dianne Slater’s letter (Globe, July 4), I’d like to provide some facts about the four contraceptives Hobby Lobby will no longer provide and the belief that they are abortion-inducing.
Your View: Problems with column
Columnist Robert Reich (Globe, July 6) appears to be applauding Vice President Joe Biden’s “strategy” to be on the side of ordinary Americans through his statements that he has no savings account and doesn’t own a single stock or bond.
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