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By Show-Me Institute Staff on May 25, 2017

You wouldn't expect a lot of pushback if you claimed that there is a positive relationship between income and level of education. But simple truisms only get us so far, especially in formulating policy. Education budgets aren't unlimited, and the best use of our resources isn't always obvious.

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By Patrick Ishmael on May 24, 2017

Major news from Andy Marso at the Kansas City Star. Reportedly the move comes after the company experienced a $57 million loss on the

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By Michael Q. McShane on May 23, 2017

Today the Kansas City Public Library and the Show-Me Institute host our Eye of Education Event at the Kansas City Central Library.

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By Patrick Tuohey on May 22, 2017

Six years after a tornado destroyed much of Joplin, MO, the city is back. The population is larger now. Property values are higher now.  And what role did government play in all this?

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By Michael Q. McShane on May 19, 2017

On multiple legs of my commute this week I’ve heard parts of an NPR series on school vouchers. In general, I think much of the commentary has been fair. School vouchers are not some miracle cure that improves schools overnight.

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By Patrick Ishmael on May 19, 2017

Yesterday Governor Eric Greitens announced that he is calling the Missouri legislature back into a special session that would address economic devel

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on May 18, 2017

Our 2017 Missouri Legislative Recap Telephone Town Hall on May 17 included discussion of the bills passed and defeated in Jefferson City and what the recently concluded legislative session means for our state going forward. Click above to listen to the recording.

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By Graham Renz on May 17, 2017

Missouri taxpayers dodged a bullet last December when state funding for a soccer stadium in downtown Saint Louis was opposed and not pursued by then Governor-elect Greitens.

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By Graham Renz on May 16, 2017

Policymakers are incentivizing projects all around the state in areas prone to flooding. Should taxpayers be on the hook for these financially risky investments?

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By Patrick Ishmael on May 15, 2017

The Missouri legislative session ended May 12th, and there are enough storylines of intrigue, failure, and victory to fill a season of Game of Thrones.

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