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Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 08, 2018

Anyone who has been paying attention to the Show-Me Institute over the past few years knows that our analysts are not impressed with a number of economic development subsidy programs in Missouri.

Media Appearances
By Brenda Talent on Mar 07, 2018

Brenda Talent appeared on ABC 30’s The Allman Report on March 6 to raise questions about the creation of a task force to study charter schools

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 07, 2018

In the 2017 legislative session, we published posts in favor of reforming mandatory minimum sentencing and

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Susan Pendergrass on Mar 07, 2018

If you google “What is the value of a high school diploma?” you get some pretty inspiring results: “Though it may seem like a cliché, the value of a high school diploma cannot be overstated.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Emily Stahly on Mar 06, 2018

A high-school diploma is supposed to mean something. A student who earns one should be ready to attend college or a trade school, or to start working right away. But a diploma’s value depends on the quality of the school that stands behind it.

Show-Me Daily
By Susan Pendergrass on Mar 05, 2018

Parents in Missouri who want to choose a high-quality school for their children, regardless of where they live, were dealt yet another potential setback last week.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Ishmael on Mar 05, 2018

It may not be the sexiest topic, but licensing reform is a big deal for providers and consumers in lots of industries.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Andrew B. Wilson on Mar 05, 2018

As president of the most powerful country in the world – and a man with the utmost confidence in his own judgment – would Donald J. Trump dare to tell the Sun, that fiery ball at the center of our solar system, “You’re fired”?

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Ishmael on Mar 02, 2018

Back in 2014 I wrote on this blog and at Forbes about