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.
Defined-benefit pension systems are essentially promises. The government promises a specific benefit to beneficiaries when they retire.
Jim Spencer at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune recently wrote about U.S.
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
My colleague Elias Tsapelas has produced a lot of excellent research on Medicaid over the last few months.
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.
The share of Missouri’s budget consumed by Medicaid just keeps growing.
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.
Last December I had the opportunity to have a radio debate with two supporters of Medicare for All, which (in many of its proposed iterations) would elimi
Writers at the Show-Me Institute have been railing against the subsidy culture of Kansas City for years.