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:
Recently the Columbia Missourian ran a story about jail bond bills—payments that defendants are required to make to cover thei
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
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.
An excellent story in the St.