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By Frank Catanzaro on Aug 08, 2016

St. Louis-based Centene is the largest managed care provider in the United States, and they're looking to expand with two new high-rise office buildings in downtown Clayton. Total cost: around $770 million, with about $150 million from guess who? Taxpayers.

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By Joseph Haslag on Jul 28, 2016

The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released state real GDP data. Show-Me Institute Chief Economist Joseph Haslag updated his analysis of Missouri’s real GDP performance compared to the other forty-nine states in the union. While we did improve, our gains were disappointing.

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By Michael Highsmith on Jul 22, 2016

Developers, including Stan Kroenke, are seeking millions in TIF to build a vast retail, commercial, and residential district in a Maryland Heights flood plain, but with new TIF reform laws on the books will this project dry up?

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By Joseph Miller on Jul 06, 2016

The St. Louis Blues hope taxpayers will foot the bill for $160 million in upgrades to the Scottrade Center including a new team store, scoreboard, and even a beer garden.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jun 21, 2016

Kansas City has spent millions of dollars on its 18th and Vine jazz district. How much more will taxpayers pour into this failing venture?

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By Joseph Miller on Jun 14, 2016

St. Louis is considering a billion-dollar plus expansion of its light-rail system, the MetroLink, but is the burden to taxpayers just too high?

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By Joseph Miller on Jun 10, 2016

Airports across the country are experiencing longer security lines, but is there a solution? Yes. Several U.S. airports, including Kansas City International Airport, have privatized their security, resulting in shorter lines and lower costs. 

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By Michael Q. McShane on Jun 10, 2016

Saint Louis Public Schools are suing the state for 42 million dollars, claiming this money was improperly sent to charter schools. If charter schools have to turn over this money, they will be financially crippled. Click on the link to see the video.

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By Rex Sinquefield on May 17, 2016

Rex Sinquefield, President of the Show-Me Institute Board of Directors, talks about the impact of income taxes on state growth.

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By Michael Q. McShane on May 16, 2016

The Diocese of Kansas City is opening a new school next year. That’s the first new Catholic school in Kansas City in 80 years.

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