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By Show-Me Institute Staff on May 29, 2017
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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on May 26, 2017

When we were kids, our parents used to say things that seemed strange, but made sense after a little thought. For instance, “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” Of course it doesn’t. You don’t have to tell a kid that; it’s obvious. Nevertheless, some people still fail to completely grasp this lesson.

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By Gail Heyne Hafer, Rik W. Hafer on May 25, 2017

You wouldn't expect a lot of pushback if you claimed that there is a positive relationship between income and level of education. But simple truisms only get us so far, especially in formulating policy. Education budgets aren't unlimited, and the best use of our resources isn't always obvious.

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By Patrick Tuohey on May 25, 2017

Kansas City has an effective and efficient airport.

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By Patrick Ishmael on May 24, 2017

Major news from Andy Marso at the Kansas City Star. Reportedly the move comes after the company experienced a $57 million loss on the

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By Patrick Ishmael on May 19, 2017

Yesterday Governor Eric Greitens announced that he is calling the Missouri legislature back into a special session that would address economic devel

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By Michael Q. McShane on May 19, 2017

On multiple legs of my commute this week I’ve heard parts of an NPR series on school vouchers. In general, I think much of the commentary has been fair. School vouchers are not some miracle cure that improves schools overnight.

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By Graham Renz on May 17, 2017

Missouri taxpayers dodged a bullet last December when state funding for a soccer stadium in downtown Saint Louis was opposed and not pursued by then Governor-elect Greitens.

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By Patrick Ishmael on May 15, 2017

The Missouri legislative session ended May 12th, and there are enough storylines of intrigue, failure, and victory to fill a season of Game of Thrones.

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By Patrick Tuohey on May 12, 2017

In 1971, the band Ten Years After released the song “I’d Love to Change the World” in which they bemoaned society’s troubles and offered some possible solutions, including:

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