Editorials

Legislative session was dysfunctional

By Phill Brooks
    The 2022 regular session of the Missouri General Assembly was the most dysfunctional I can remember in more than 50 years covering the statehouse.
    Endless Senate filibusters stalled action for weeks on major issues for Missourians—contributing to the second lowest percentage of bills passed in an annual session in more than one-third of a century.

Make and keep public land open to the public

    A recent trespassing case in Wyoming involving four area men may have created more questions than answers when it comes to accessing public land for recreation. But one thing is clear—we need federal action that guarantees we can all easily access public land.