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By Graham Renz, Michael Highsmith on Jan 06, 2017

“Game-changing” projects that require taxpayer assistance have become the norm in Saint Louis, as public subsidies are granted to wealthy developers despite opposition from local residents.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 06, 2017

The announcement a few months ago that Amazon would be opening a fulfillment center in Kansas City, Kansas was great news. But it wasn’t just an accident that Amazon chose the Heartland for its center.

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By Rik W. Hafer on Jan 05, 2017

Since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, the Missouri economy has recovered slowly relative to the nation as a whole. This is nowhere more in evidence than in the employment and payroll numbers.

By Michael Q. McShane on Jan 04, 2017

The last year and a half has been a tumultuous time for Mizzou and the University of Missouri system as a whole.

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By Michael Austin on Jan 04, 2017

Colorado has taken a step toward combating tax losses from online sales, and other states may take note. The U.S.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Jan 03, 2017

On November 8, Missourians sent a clear message: We want change. Republicans won every major statewide office—all of which but one had been held by Democrats. The Missouri House and Senate retained Republican supermajorities. President-elect Trump won the state by 19 points.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Andrew B. Wilson on Jan 02, 2017

As someone who ran his own business for many years, I am aware of the difference between cost and price, even if it is something that eludes many political leaders and more than a few businesspeople with their noses in the public trough.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 02, 2017

It is a sign of how bad the subsidy culture is getting when Kansas City Star reporter Diane Stafford has to mention that a proposed Country Club Plaza apartment building plan, “calls for no public inc