Show-Me Daily
By Graham Renz on Jul 29, 2019

When you clean the house as things warm up in the spring, you often find things—dust bunnies and other unsavory creatures—hiding under the couch and in the closets.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jul 26, 2019

I knew it might be too good to be true.

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By Graham Renz on Jul 25, 2019

Missourians pay far more taxes than they think they do.

Because of special taxing districts like community improvement districts (CID) and transportation development districts (TDD), many shoppers pay up to an extra two percent in sales taxes.

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By Graham Renz on Jul 24, 2019

When our blog posts are plastered with discussions of public money for private gain, recent news

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By Corianna Baier on Jul 23, 2019

Leonard E. Read’s “I, Pencil” is often first-day reading for introductory economics courses, and rightfully so. This spirited tale narrated by a pencil highlights two important truths.

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By James V. Shuls on Jul 22, 2019

Ashley Berner has spent a lot of time examining educational systems around the world, and she concludes that the American system is unique.

Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Jul 19, 2019

On Thursday, July 18, Show-Me Institute Director of Municipal Policy Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss taxpayer subsidies for a failing baseball team in Wyandotte County, Kansas, the tenure of outgoing Kansas City Mayor Sly James, and more taxpayer subsidies for a Sun Fresh groc

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By Graham Renz on Jul 19, 2019

Rumor has it that later this month Major League Soccer (MLS) will announce the next cities to be blessed with professional soccer teams. St.

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By Emily Stahly on Jul 18, 2019

Missouri is one of 13 states without any statewide programs to promote Next Generation Learning (a term coined by the advocacy group ExcelinEd to de

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jul 17, 2019

Having worked in education reform for more than twenty years, I’ve often found myself in a familiar debate about public education: Is it a private good—for the benefit of the child being educated—or a public good—for the benefit of society? Of course, it’s both.

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