Every once in a while I stumble across a sentence and think man, I wish I’d written that.
I get asked all the time whether Missouri has “right to work” for its government employees. The answer is an unequivocal “no.” Missouri is not a right-to-work state. Not for the private sector. Not for government workers, either.
Payday loans are high-interest, short-term loans that are most commonly used in low-income communities.
In a recent documentary, "Our Divided City," KCPT's Michael Price goes to great length to detail the many problems facing Kansas City's urban core. Those problems include crime, blight, and a lack of basic city services.
I often hear people complain that Missouri’s lawmakers don’t fully fund public education. Let’s be really clear about the terms we use here, because there is a distinction to be made between “underfunding public schools” and “underfunding the foundation formula.” The former could be a serious pr
On February 4, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on Saint Louis Public Television's Donnybrook to discuss TIFs in Maryland Heights, the fate of the Metropolitan Taxi Commission, and other issues.
Recently, a bill was filed in the Missouri State Legislature (HB 2284) that would repeal the enabling legislation for the Saint Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commission (MTC).
In modern politics, combatants like to paint those around them as evil or ignorant. The practice is as old as the republic. And while a small minority of policymakers may have questionable motives, more often than not, they mean well.
On February 1, a Saint Louis City business filed suit against the city, claiming that the municipal payroll tax was illegal under state law.