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By James V. Shuls on Nov 20, 2019

Defined-benefit pension systems are essentially promises. The government promises a specific benefit to beneficiaries when they retire.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Nov 20, 2019

Show-Me Opportunity (SMO), in conjunction with the Show-Me Institute (SMI), promotes liberty and free-market solutions to the problems facing Missouri, and hosts regular lectures and events throughout this state.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Nov 19, 2019

Jim Spencer at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune recently wrote about U.S.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 19, 2019

Back in 2015, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported that a proposed Community Improvement District (CID) in Columbia was drawn to include a single registered voter

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By Susan Pendergrass on Nov 18, 2019

Missouri students have a college readiness problem. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) reports that in 2017, just 42 percent of graduating high school seniors were college or career ready. (Try as I might, I can’t find any more recent data.)  But it gets worse.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Nov 15, 2019

The share of Missouri’s budget consumed by Medicaid just keeps growing.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Nov 15, 2019

It’s been more than a year since Missouri legislators passed House Bill (HB) 1413 into law, which at the time was arguably the most comprehensive government labor reform package passed in the United States in the last decade.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 14, 2019

Writers at the Show-Me Institute have been railing against the subsidy culture of Kansas City for years.

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