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By David Steelman on Oct 19, 2017

David Steelman discusses the fate of Missouri's flagship state university two years after the disruptive protests of 2015.

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By Frank Catanzaro on Oct 09, 2017

When will St. Louis’s long-delayed and over-budget Loop Trolley open? It’s hard to say, but in the meantime, construction on the project is causing a nightmare for nearby businesses. Even worse, the delays mean millions of dollars in additional costs for the public.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Sep 28, 2017

This year, Governor Eric Greitens created the Committee on Simple, Fair and Low Taxes to evaluate Missouri’s tax policies and tax credit programs and make detailed recommendations for reform.

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By James V. Shuls on Aug 24, 2017

Is Missouri's teacher pension system unfair? That's the question Show-Me Institute’s Distinguished Fellow of Education Policy, James Shuls, asks in his latest essay.

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By Graham Renz on Aug 21, 2017

The Chesterfield Hockey Association wants a new $22.6 million hockey facility. The only catch? Taxpayers would have to cough up $7 million through the extension of a special sales tax district in the Chesterfield Valley. Should taxpayers really be helping to fund a private ice rink?

 

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By Mike Ferguson on Aug 04, 2017

Mike Brown, Executive Director of the Missouri Online Summer Institute, discusses the opportunities this program offers for students interested in using online resources to supplement the education they’re getting in school.

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By Graham Renz on Jul 13, 2017

The Saint Louis Zoo is prized by locals as the best free attraction in the area, but the truth is it isn’t free at all.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Jun 30, 2017

With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, there’s reason to be optimistic about school choice; however, another Supreme Court case is probably needed to advance educational opportunity.

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By Frank Catanzaro on Jun 16, 2017

Fancy bricks and big bucks: Chesterfield’s half-million dollar wall is getting a lot of attention and not for the right reasons.

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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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