My colleague Michael McShane recently wrote a legislative “half-time report” on education reform in Missouri.
We were disappointed to learn that Mayor Sly James has turned down an offer to debate the Go bonds issue with us. Nick Haines had extended the invitation for his KCPT program Week in Review. This is an important issue worthy of public debate.
In an earlier post I argued that Dr. Charles Murray’s assault at Middlebury College might mark a turning point in the battle for free speech on college campus.
Kansas City has started to demolish the vacant grocery store at Linwood Blvd. and Prospect Ave.
This update on the 2017 Missouri legislative session features Senator Bob Onder and former Senator John Lamping discussing which bills have passed and which they expect to see before the end of the session.
On Thursday, March 23, the Show-Me Institute's Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss the proposed general obligation bond (#GOBondKC) in Kansas City and education funding in Kansas. Click above to watch the entire show.
What do leprechauns, ghosts, and economic benefits from sports stadiums all have in common? They lack any substantive evidence for their existence.
The Kansas City Star published a story the other day which examined the new budget proposal from the Trump administration. The piece stated:
Kansas City voters face four questions on the April 4 ballot that could commit them to years of higher taxes. All four are very unlikely to live up to their supporters’ claims.
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.