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By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 22, 2017

Missouri has a criminal justice problem. While the spike in homicides in Kansas City captures a lot of attention, as it should, it isn’t our only challenge.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Mar 22, 2017

In January, I penned an op-ed for the St.

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By Graham Renz on Mar 21, 2017

Missouri’s “Main Street,” Interstate 70, is in need of more than the usual, periodic repairs. The roadway is, in some places, 60 years old, and its foundation has deteriorated.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 20, 2017

We wrote recently of the opportunity to improve public safety in Missouri by “Raising the Age”—that is, keeping most 17-year olds out of the adult criminal justice system.

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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on Mar 17, 2017

A new budget proposal from Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick (R-Shell Knob) would fully fund Missouri’s foundation formula for K-12 education for the first time in years.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 16, 2017

Legislation has been introduced in Missouri that would relax the state’s rigid sentencing laws in favor of more flexible guidelines.

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By Graham Renz on Mar 15, 2017

The Saint Louis Zoo is one of the finest institutions of its kind, and is a source of civic and scientific pride for Saint Louisans.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Mar 15, 2017

Economist Herbert Stein is famous for the quotation “If something cannot go on forever, it will stop.”

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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on Mar 15, 2017

The foundation formula put into place during the 2006-2007 school year is the basis for public school funding in Missouri.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Mar 14, 2017

The University of Missouri has received more than its share of media attention over the past few years, but most of that coverage has focused on the 2

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