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:
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.
After nearly a decade of failing to achieve state accreditation, Riverview Gardens School District achieved provisionally accredited status, which will take effect i
Bill DeWitt III, President of the St.
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
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
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.
Saint Louis City Mayor Francis Slay wants to spend $2.2 billion on a new north–south MetroLink line, originally reported
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?