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By Graham Renz on Apr 11, 2017

The truth is out: low-profile micro-governments have been receiving billions of public dollars under the taxpayers’ radar for decades.

Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Apr 07, 2017

On Thursday, April 6 , the Show-Me Institute's Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss Tuesday's election results and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Click on the link above to watch the entire show.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 06, 2017
Earlier today the U.S. Senate confirmed the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch's impeccable credentials and sterling jurisprudence serve as an unambiguous example of the sort of judges we want to have on the highest court in the land, and the lowest courts.
By Michael Q. McShane on Apr 05, 2017

Carmen Ward’s son, Paul, has Asperger’s Syndrome. The Saint Louis public school system was unable to meet Paul’s needs and his academic progress was suffering, so Carmen turned to a charter school—KIPP Inspire Academy. It’s made all the difference.

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Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 04, 2017

To practice law, prospective attorneys typically have to pass a Bar exam and, after passage, maintain a membership in what's often called a statewide mandatory bar.

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By Emily Stahly on Apr 04, 2017

I grew up in a small town where several elementary and middle schools funneled into a single high school. While this arrangement was great for fostering a sense of community, it was not without its downsides. The community had put all of its eggs in one basket.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 03, 2017

Back in February I noted that Missouri would not be alone in its pursuit of pro-growth construction labor reforms this year.

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By Graham Renz on Apr 03, 2017

This past week I’ve been discussing plans to write a $60 million taxpayer check to potential owners of a Major League Soccer (MLS) team in Saint Louis.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 03, 2017

I raise chickens. No, I don’t own a farm, but for the four hens that live in my backyard, it might as well be one. And as you would expect with chickens, my wife and I receive a steady stream of edible eggs that will never hatch. Not having a rooster will do that.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Mar 31, 2017

Course Access is a hot topic in Missouri right now. Both the governor and legislature have made it a priority, and, at least so far, it is enjoying broad, bipartisan support. Now it is a matter of getting it done. As it turns out, there is no one exact way to “do” course access.