Can above-average investment returns solve Missouri's pension crisis? Dr. Andrew Biggs of the American Enterprise Institute reveals the answer in our "Ask an Economist" series.
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2018 was a year of change in Missouri. Lawmakers passed much-needed tax cuts for families and businesses, expanded education options for Missouri students, cut burdensome red tape, and fought back against big government through labor and transparency reform.
The Missouri State Employees Retirement System (MOSERS) has seen its funding health decline in recent years even as the required government contributions to the plan have increased.
Does Western culture face a crisis because of its failure to defend liberty against ideological forces of the past?
University City officials are considering a $190 million-dollar development with apartments, restaurants, and a big retail store. But there’s a catch . . . they want taxpayers to kick in almost 40% of the cost . . . just over 70 million dollars!
It doesn’t happen often, but markets can fail.
On Thursday, June 21, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss the delayed opening of Kansas City’s new airport, a sales tax proposal to fund universal pre-K in Kansas City, and other state and local issues.
Harvard economist and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Edward Glaeser appeared at Saint Louis University on May 9, 2018 as part of the Show-Me Institute’s Speakers Series. Glaeser discussed the great domestic crisis of the 21st century: the “flight from work” by prime-age men.
If government is going to spend your money, shouldn’t you at least be able to see how? Unfortunately, depending on where you live this isn’t always the case.