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By James V. Shuls on Oct 28, 2015

By almost every academic outcome measure, Missouri’s educational system ranks in the middle of all the states.

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By Rik W. Hafer, Michael Rathbone on Oct 27, 2015

There has been a lot of back and forth regarding whether Missouri is a low-tax state.

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By Joseph Miller on Oct 27, 2015

An organization named “America’s Watershed” recently released a report card on the country’s inland waterway systems, three of which are important to Missouri (the upper Mississippi, the lower Mississippi, and the Missouri River).

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 26, 2015

At the City Council's recent business session on the proposed convention hotel, proponents kept repeating that there was no risk to the city. The risk is being shouldered by investors, supposedly.

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By Joseph Miller on Oct 26, 2015

Last week, we questioned the future of MoDOT’s “325 System,” or how the department would have prioritized spending in the event of a revenue shortfall.

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By Joseph Miller on Oct 23, 2015

This week, members of the Saint Louis City Board of Alderman announced that they support a public vote on the proposal to spend

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By Nathan Coursey on Oct 23, 2015

Last week the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission voted to approve Koman Group’s $4.5 million TIF proposal for 32 N. Euclid in the heart of the Central West End.

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By John Wright on Oct 23, 2015

SMI’s newest study shows how government union elections don’t have to cost taxpayers an arm and a leg.

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By Joseph Miller on Oct 22, 2015

In July, we wrote about how higher-than-expected revenues for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) meant the state would be able to match federal dollars fo