Capitol Perspectives: Abortion PoliticsOne of the major changes in Missouri's legislature in recent years has been the decline of abortion politics.
Capitol Perspectives: The QuittersEvery January after a general election, I'm fascinated by those who will be leaving office after years, sometimes decades, of service.
Capitol Perspectives: How Governors Win over the LegislatureAs Missouri's governor enters the holiday season before his second term, Jay Nixon might want to take a look at how past governors have won legislative support for major policy initiatives like his proposal for a major expansion of Medicaid.
Capitol Perspectives: Campaign 2012, Advertising or Policy?I have a confession... I am not looking forward to the fall campaign season.
University of Missouri Creates Carnahan Award The Mel Carnahan Public Service Award will be given annually to a Missourian in paid or volunteer public service.