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By Scott Tanner on Jan 23, 2019

In Governor Parson’s State of the State address last week, he touched on many topics that Show-Me Institute analysts have been writing about for years. A brief list of topics from the speech, accompanied by links to relevant writings from Show-Me Institute researchers, follows:

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 23, 2019

Recently the Columbia Missourian ran a story about jail bond bills—payments that defendants are required to make to cover thei

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By Abigail Burrola on Jan 22, 2019

For students just beginning elementary school, starting off on the wrong foot can have big consequences. Unfortunately, many Missouri students very quickly fall behind on basic but critical skills such as reading.

By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 18, 2019

On January 18, Show-Me Institute Director of Municipal Policy Patrick Tuohey appeared on Kansas City Public Television's Ruckus to discuss the new KCI terminal and other local issues.

By Susan Pendergrass on Jan 17, 2019

What if the choices we make for our health care were governed by the same rules that control the choices we make regarding the education of our children?

Show-Me Daily
By James V. Shuls on Jan 16, 2019

I wasn’t able to attend the recent meeting for the Missouri State Board of Education, but from what I can gather from Twitter, an alleged teacher retention crisis was a major topic of conversation.

By Graham Renz on Jan 14, 2019

By now it shouldn’t surprise us. As we head into the new year, governments across Missouri are getting ready to collect more in sales taxes.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 10, 2019

In June 2013, the Show-Me Institute published a paper comparing St. Louis and Kansas City’s expenses  with six peer cities. One of the expenditures compared was debt service per capita.

Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 04, 2019

On Thursday, January 3, Show-Me Institute Director of Municipal Policy Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss the earnings tax and the Clean Missouri reforms.