The Columbia Area Transportation Study Organization (CATSO) recently extended its existing Long Range Transportation Plan from 2030 to 2040. The plan will outline the future of Columbia’s transportation regarding current transit, alternative modes of transportation and non-motorized transportation for the next 27 years.
Foreign countries were generally puzzled by the U.S. government’s partial shutdown and its flirtation with the debt ceiling. With the debt authorization deadline fast approaching, the newspaper Le Monde’s front-page story had this headline, referring to France’s favorite founding father: “Jefferson, wake up, they’ve gone crazy.”
On Tuesday, the department announced that it had chosen a new execution drug: pentobarbital. But the state also made a change that will end up making it harder, if not impossible, to know where the drugs come from.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he has been chosen to head up a public safety committee for the National Governors Association.
Nixon said Wednesday that the association's Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee focuses on the National Guard, criminal justice and veterans affairs, as well as other security and safety issues.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will be the vice chairman of the committee.
Nixon says committee members try to ensure that the governors' views are taken into account in federal policies.