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By Joseph Miller on Sep 03, 2015

A recent editorial in the Post-Dispatch by former Clayton Mayor Ben Uchitelle once again set off a debate on how the region funds the

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By Michael Q. McShane on Sep 03, 2015

Piggybacking off of Brittany Wagner’s post on ACT results, I wanted to direct your attention to the ACT’s recently released college readiness r

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 03, 2015

Kansas City Mayor Sly James and St.

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By Joseph Miller on Sep 02, 2015

In recent years, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has faced growing criticism about the maintenance of Gravois Road (

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By Brittany Wagner on Sep 02, 2015

At first glance, this year’s ACT results in Missouri might give cause for optimism, but a little more digging shows that Missouri high schools could do much more to prepare students for college.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Sep 01, 2015

Earlier this year, researchers from Harvard released a blockbuster study on economic mobility in the United States.  The conclusion: neighborhoods matter.

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By Joseph Miller on Sep 01, 2015

In my previous two posts on Saint Louis City’s real property tax base, I dis

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By Rik W. Hafer on Aug 31, 2015

Earlier this year, Michael Rathbone and I published an essay examining migration trends for Missouri.

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By Joseph Miller on Aug 31, 2015

        In my first post on property taxes in Saint Louis City, I discussed how the city’s property tax collections are limited, necessitating a reliance on other forms of taxation to

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By Joseph Miller on Aug 28, 2015

For cities across the country, property taxes make up a large—sometimes the largest—source of tax revenue. For instance, more than 90% of Portland’s revenue comes from property taxes.

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