Editorials

Live life in 2023

By Tracy Brandenburger Miller, TRP staff

    With the new year comes many resolutions—to lose weight, save money, travel more—goals many people make but never keep. The Mind, Body and Spirit pages in this week’s Cuba Free Press, Steelville Star, and Saint James Press contain articles on how to improve your life in 2023. Improving your life can come in many forms—mentally, spiritually, financially, physically—you just have to take the first step. Life is short. Live it.

The 50th anniversary of Missouri's Sunshine Law

By Phill Brooks
    The fall of 2023 will be the 50th anniversary of the legislative birth of Missouri's Sunshine Law that provides the public with sweeping rights to documents, voting records and meetings of state and local governments.
    The Sunshine Law's foundation has a long history.

Let’s plan for a great 2023

    It’s always fun to look back at everything that happened over the course of the past 12 months as another year winds down. It’s even more fun to look ahead and plan for the future. We certainly can’t change the past but we can make 2023 even better than 2022.

Missouri can lead the way to a food secure future

By Marshall Stewart
    In a state where agriculture is the No. 1 industry, Missouri can be a powerful leader in making sure every Missourian is food secure. At its core, food security means no child goes to bed hungry and no adult must choose between buying needed medicine and putting food on the family table.