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By Brenda Talent on Dec 12, 2016

In an article last week about the impact of the recent election on state policy, The Wall Street Journal came to Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent for insight. The write-up for Missouri was as follows:

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By Michael Austin on Dec 12, 2016

When my mother was young, she decided to knit herself a sweater with her favorite flower, a daisy, on it. When she asked for some wool, my grandmother told her there was a bag of wool under the stairs.

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By Emily Runge on Dec 12, 2016

After nearly a decade of failing to achieve state accreditation, Riverview Gardens School District achieved provisionally accredited status, which will take effect i

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By Andrew B. Wilson on Dec 09, 2016
One of the first tenets of free-market thinking is that nobody owes anybody else a job – much less a minimum wage or the right to double-time pay for working more than – say – 40 hours a week.
In a genuinely free market, all job security and remuneration ultimately de
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By Graham Renz on Dec 09, 2016

Bill DeWitt III, President of the St.

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By Michael Highsmith on Dec 08, 2016

When it comes to the workings of the government, the more transparency the better.  Missouri’s Sunshine Law is intended to help citizens keep their government accountable and see how tax dollars

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Dec 08, 2016

The 2017 Blueprint: Moving Missouri Forward presents 15 policy ideas covering a broad ranges of issues – from education to healthcare, from public pension to union reform, and from tax

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By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 08, 2016

We often use this blog to criticize city leaders for their bad ideas. City leaders rush to spend public funds on airports and convention hotels and streetcars. They pursue economic development policies that enrich developers while diverting city funds away from important basic services.

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By Graham Renz on Dec 07, 2016

Saint Louis City Mayor Francis Slay wants to spend $2.2 billion on a new north–south MetroLink line, originally reported

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By Michael Highsmith on Dec 07, 2016

Supporters and opponents of tax subsidies disagree over one key question: Do the jobs and economic activity generated by a development justify the tax subsidies awarded to the developer?