Ah retirement . . . that glorious time at 57 years of age when you can begin drawing roughly $200,000 annually for the rest of your life while simultaneously continuing to work and earn an additional $250,000.
On Ruckus last week we discussed the city’s debt and its profligate spending on the Power & Light District downtown.
Recently, Patrick Ishmael, Show-Me’s Director of Government Accountability, pointed out that Medicaid spending is increasing in Missouri at an alarming rate.
On Thursday, February 8, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss Kansas City's $1.5 billion dollar debt and $811 million employee pension fund shortage, the Greitens tax plan and other big news stories of the week.
Last month the Show-Me Institute published an extensive dataset of state spending from the Office of Administration, stretching back to FY2000 and through FY2017.
Missouri's transportation system is critical to the state's economy, but the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) says it doesn’t have the funds needed to maintain the state highway system in the near future.
The Show-Me Institute’s Chairman Crosby Kemper III appeared on KCPT's Ruckus on February 1 to recap the events of the week including Mike Sanders pleading guilty to wire fraud charges, Jeff Colyer taking over as Kansas Governor and President Trump's first State of the Unio
Incarceration rates are on the rise in Missouri, and with a larger prison population come growing costs for the state.
Missouri residents should be able to tell how their cities are spending their tax dollars—to make sure public officials are being good stewards of public resources.