In a recent blog post about the state of affairs in a couple of Missouri state pension funds, we pointed out that they’re getting costlier and less sustainable with each passing year
Today my colleague Patrick Tuohey and I are proud to announce the publication of our latest essay, "A New Tax Policy Vision for Missouri." While the Institute has a vast body of work that often addresses state and local taxation as separate topics, this new essay takes a more comprehensive approa
Earlier this month Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the launching of the city’s own municipal checkbook in order to show citizens how the
Taxes. They’re high. They’re regressive. They’re inefficient. And in Missouri there are too many of them.
The Show-Me Institute’s Chairman Crosby Kemper III appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus on Thursday, April 19, to discuss the future of the failing American Jazz Museum and a recent march pushing for local control of the Kansas City Police Department.
The American Jazz Museum in Kansas City is a failure, as is the entertainment district in which it resides. It is an expensive failure.
Kudos to Kansas City Star editorial board member Dave Helling for his recent column on taxes in Kansas City, and legislative efforts to cap sales taxes at 14 percent.
Behavioral economists study humans to figure out how we react to things like prices, supply and demand, and signaling, to name a few. But some researchers are taking that field of study to a non-human level and they’re discovering some very interesting phenomena.
Three cheers for The Kansas City Business Journal for writing about the costs to taxpayers of economic development subsidies offered up by city leaders.
When my wife and I took our four children to Disney World over spring break, we knew they would pester us for every little knick-knack and toy that they saw. So, instead of keeping the purchasing power in our hands, we put it in theirs.