Kansas City Mayor Sly James is working on a proposal for a sales tax increase to fund expanded pre-K education. Despite a real cost to taxpayers, few...
Good policy doesn't have to be complicated. That's the lesson we should take from the way Michigan legislators took on their prevailing wage (...
By next week, the Missouri State Board of Education should be up and running again. They’ve got plenty of business to attend to, including replacing...
For decades, Missourians have been paying hundreds of millions in special sales taxes they all too often had no clue about. Special taxing districts...
Richard Florida is an urban studies theorist who promoted the idea that the creative class would drive urban renewal and that smart cities should...
On May 31, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on KETC's Donnybrook to discuss the fallout from recent events in Jefferson City.
Six years ago, Michael Rathbone and I coauthored a paper that looked at Missouri's corporate income tax, assessed its problems and posited a way of...
Are economic development incentives worthwhile? Abundant research from all over the country says they are not. Kansas City leaders disagree, and the...
Marching to the beat of your own drummer is all good and well as long as you know where you’re going. A recent study published in Education Next...
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