Attention opponents of Common Core in Missouri: We won. You petitioned the state legislature and were successful in gaining the passage of HB 1490, a bill that established work groups to write new lea
As readers of this blog may remember, a couple of months ago we made an official sunshine request to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commission (MTC). What we were looking for w
College affordability may prove to be one of, if not the, defining education issue of the 2016 election cycle. More and more jobs require a college degree, more and more students are going to college, and the cost is creeping higher and higher.
Proponents of a new downtown convention hotel are asking taxpayers to throw all of modern economic theory out the window—as well as the recent history of convention business in Kansas City and around the country—in favor of a "build it and they will come" Hollywood fantasy.
A public school rezoning issue is unfolding in New York City.
The silver lining in this recent report regarding the continued underperformance of the IBM call center in Columbia is that taxpayers could have l
Underlying the American Federation of Government Employee’s (AFGE) claims that their members deserve higher salaries and more lavish benefits is the assumption that private sector workers are better compensated than government workers.
For many years, the small north Saint Louis County municipality of Charlack (population 1,366), has relied heavily on traffic fines to run its city government. The micro-city has used its position along busy Interstate 170 to pull in millions of dollars in traffic fines over the years.