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By Brenda Talent on Feb 23, 2018

On Thursday, February 22, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on KETC's Donnybrook  to discuss controversies in Jefferson City, the effectiveness of the St.

By Crystal Quade, Elijah Haahr on Feb 21, 2018

In this policy lunch, Rep. Crystal Quade (D-Greene County) and Rep. Elijah Haahr (R-Springfield) provide an update on the current legislative session in Missouri’s House of Representatives. Afterward, they take questions from the audience.

By Frank Catanzaro on Feb 06, 2018

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.

By James V. Shuls on Jan 26, 2018

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).

By Emily Stahly on Jan 24, 2018

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.

By Emily Stahly on Jan 22, 2018

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?

By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 16, 2018

Special taxing districts are political subdivisions formed to fund specific services and improvements such as fire protection and infrastructure.

By Andrew B. Wilson on Dec 07, 2017

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. 

By Justin Smith on Dec 05, 2017
Are government regulations blocking the path to growth and job creation? This year, Governor Eric Greitens signed Executive Order 17-03, designed to identify and eliminate red tape and needless regulations.
By Emily Stahly on Nov 16, 2017

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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