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.
Only 22 percent of Missouri ACT test-takers scored “college-ready” in 2016, so it's clear that we have a problem. That’s why Missouri should look at new ways to reform its education system. One solution could be education savings accounts (ESAs).
Missouri students are falling behind because not all schools can offer critical courses necessary for college and career readiness. But there is a solution. It’s called Course Access, and it allows students to take advanced courses such as physics and calculus.
Demand for charter schools is at an all-time high. Unfortunately, student’s charter schools are functionally limited to St. Louis and Kansas City, denying thousands of children an opportunity for a better education. Isn’t it time to expand charter schools in Missouri?
Special taxing districts are political subdivisions formed to fund specific services and improvements such as fire protection and infrastructure.
Today marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on the United States at Pearl Harbor. As we remember this day which will forever live in infamy, we reflect on the many sacrifices that led to greater freedom and liberty not only across our great nation but throughout the world.
This is our home, and we’re dedicated to promoting free-market solutions. We’re working to build a better Missouri. There’s so much to accomplish in 2018, and we can’t do it without you.
Did you know Missouri is one of only five states where 17-year-olds are still automatically prosecuted as adults? As Missouri looks at ways to improve and reform the criminal justice system, should the state consider raising the age?
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Burdensome licensing requirements are making it very difficult for Missouri business owners. That’s why some entrepreneurs are challenging the state’s licensing requirements on African-style hair braiding.
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