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By David Stokes on May 03, 2007

On April 6, I wrote about the creeping state control of our lives in the name of safety.  I was pleased with efforts to repeal the motorcycle helmet law and oppostion to a primary seat belt law allowing cops to ticket people for not wearing a seat belt

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By Sarah Brodsky on May 02, 2007

A bill to allow rural patients to be treated by physician assistants awaits the governor's signature:

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By David Stokes on May 02, 2007

Jefferson City officials have, at least in one, minor way, exhibited good economics, good tax policy and good common sense in their recent decision to remove tax credi

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By Timothy B. Lee on May 02, 2007

I didn't care for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's article on eminent domain activist Jim Roos.

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By David Stokes on May 01, 2007

Yesterday, my colleague, Sarah Brodsky, posted on the report on Missourinet about MoDOT's desire to improve Amtrak's performance in order to increase ridership.

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By Timothy B. Lee on May 01, 2007

I'm pleased to announce that the Show-Me Institute has a new editor.

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By Sarah Brodsky on Apr 30, 2007

MoDot wants to make Amtrak more popular:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Timothy B. Lee on Apr 29, 2007

Here's a funny excerpt from the legislative report of the Missouri Medical Association, the cartel professional association that believes expectant mothers shouldn't have the option of utilizing the services of a midwife:
 

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By David Stokes on Apr 27, 2007

O'Fallon, Mo., is considering expanding its city council in response to rapid population growth.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By David Stokes on Apr 27, 2007

A regular reader e-mailed me with his thoughts on the recent decision against Centene and Clayton in the ongoing battle over eminent domain, the planned Centene development and whether or not a prime corner in one of St.

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