Years after the Veterans Health Administration began reforms after scandals involving deadly delays in health care for veterans, there still are some delays because of shortages of doctors, nurses and support staff.
The Good News of Christmas campaign continues to be a remarkable, enduring community effort.
TO PUT it mildly, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's first term has not been the success we had hoped it would be. The state went more than two years without a budget. All the while, bills piled up, and interest compounded, with the backlog topping $16 billion
Missouri needs a strong, experienced, independent voice in the U.S. Senate, which we believe Claire McCaskill will continue to provide.
Riggs has a keen understanding of critical regional priorities and considerable experience working with the GOP-controlled Legislature to immediately be a forceful and effective voice for Northeast Missouri in Jefferson City, and we endorse his election.