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By Patrick Tuohey on Feb 13, 2018

On Ruckus last week we discussed the city’s debt and its profligate spending on the Power & Light District downtown.

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By Emily Stahly on Feb 12, 2018

Recently, Patrick Ishmael, Show-Me’s Director of Government Accountability, pointed out that Medicaid spending is increasing in Missouri at an alarming rate.

Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Feb 09, 2018

On Thursday, February 8, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss Kansas City's $1.5 billion dollar debt and $811 million employee pension fund shortage, the Greitens tax plan and other big news stories of the week.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Feb 08, 2018

Last month the Show-Me Institute published an extensive dataset of state spending from the Office of Administration, stretching back to FY2000 and through FY2017.

By Frank Catanzaro on Feb 06, 2018

Missouri's transportation system is critical to the state's economy, but the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) says it doesn’t have the funds needed to maintain the state highway system in the near future.

Media Appearances
By Crosby Kemper III on Feb 05, 2018

The Show-Me Institute’s Chairman Crosby Kemper III appeared on KCPT's Ruckus on February 1 to recap the events of the week including Mike Sanders pleading guilty to wire fraud charges, Jeff Colyer taking over as Kansas Governor and President Trump's first State of the Unio

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By Emily Stahly on Feb 01, 2018

Incarceration rates are on the rise in Missouri, and with a larger prison population come growing costs for the state.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 31, 2018

On Friday, Kansas City’s Downtown Council hosted its annual luncheon, titled “Downtown K.C. Smart City?

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By Philip Oehlerking on Jan 31, 2018

Missouri residents should be able to tell how their cities are spending their tax dollars—to make sure public officials are being good stewards of public resources.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 30, 2018

The state cuts to higher education proposed by the governor this month have generated a lot of discussion about how they might affect four-year