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By James V. Shuls on Oct 17, 2019

At a recent legislative forum hosted in Boone County by the Missouri State Teachers Association, state lawmakers debated the merits of charter schools (h/t

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By Graham Renz on Oct 15, 2019

All good things must come to an end; many misguided policy initiatives and programs must come to an end too. 

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By Jakob Puckett on Oct 14, 2019

As my colleague recently wrote, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) appears to be making do with the money they have to keep Missouri’s roads in respectable shape, but

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By Elias Tsapelas on Oct 11, 2019

Policymakers searching for ways to improve Missouri’s Medicaid program should look no further than Tennessee.

Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 11, 2019

On Thursday, October 10, Patrick Tuohey joined the Ruckus panel to discuss KCATA bus service in KCMO, Jackson County property tax assessments, the KCI 1% art fund, and other local issues.


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By Abigail Burrola on Oct 10, 2019

Missouri has long resisted the expansion of charter schools into any suburban or rural area.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 09, 2019

Three and a half years ago, Kansas City leaders were so embarrassed by a KCPT documentary on urban blight they committed to tearing down hundreds of dangerous buildings. Were they successful?

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By Abigail Burrola on Oct 08, 2019

No one bats an eye when you tell them you prefer buying one house over another because of the local school district. Obviously finding a good school for your child is important and moving into district boundaries is one way to effectively “pick” a school, albeit an expensive way.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 04, 2019

If there is an affordable housing shortage in Kansas City, why is that so? Could the very housing policies meant to help actually be part of the problem?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 03, 2019

Affordable housing was a big issue in the recent Kansas City mayoral race, and there may be more legislation coming to address the issue.