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By David Stokes on Feb 21, 2007

Discussions about a new bridge over the Mississippi are heating up.  The Post-Dispatch has an updated story on today's meeting of the East-West Gateway Coordinatin

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By Steven Bernstetter on Feb 21, 2007

The state senate recently approved a bill to increase the competition amongst video service providers, specifically cable companies. The arguments for cable franchise reform are many.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Feb 21, 2007

Eric Hanushek presents testimony against the claims of school districts that are suing the state:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Timothy B. Lee on Feb 21, 2007

David Nicklaus has a new column on Speaker Jetton's proposal to exempt Social Security benefits and various other forms of retirement income from the income tax

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Timothy B. Lee on Feb 21, 2007


Commentary / Op-Eds
By Steven Bernstetter on Feb 20, 2007

An ongoing court case pits the state of Missouri against a coalition of Missouri school districts who are seeking court-ordered funding increases. The districts allege that their inability to perform is directly linked to the state's inability to adequately fund them.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Feb 20, 2007

Private firms have a place in public education after all. From PubDef:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Timothy B. Lee on Feb 20, 2007

One of the most popular canards in politics today is the notion that we need to reduce our dependence on "foreign oil." Governor Blunt repeated this chestnut at an address to (who else?) the Misso

Commentary / Op-Eds
By David Stokes on Feb 19, 2007

Today's announcement by Wal-Mart got me thinking about this study by the Show-Me Institute.  Wal-Mart is opening 9 new stores in economicall

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Steven Bernstetter on Feb 19, 2007

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is working on a plan to create virtual classes for Missouri students.

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