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By Abigail Burrola on Feb 03, 2020

Workforce development is a hot topic in Missouri right now. The governor deemed the issue important enough to give it prominent mention in his state of the state speech.

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By Corianna Baier on Jan 30, 2020

Today, the Missouri House passed two pieces of occupational licensing legislation. Both are worthwhile, but one would make Missouri a reform leader on the national level.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Jan 30, 2020

Today, the federal government released long-awaited guidance for states interested in block granting federal Medicaid funding.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Jan 29, 2020

After a nine-month tour of America in 1831, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville published Democracy in America, a volume that remains one of the best descriptions of American civic and political life.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 27, 2020

Recent news that the owners of a new Major League Soccer franchise in St. Louis will not be getting $40 million in state tax credits is welcome. They may receive a smaller amount, perhaps as low as $5.7 million.

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By James V. Shuls on Jan 24, 2020

In a recent article on the front page of the New York Times, Dana Goldstein explained how textbook companies selectively omit or add information to history textbooks for sale in Tex

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 24, 2020

Like a horror film bogeyman, legislation creating film tax credits is back!

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 23, 2020

California’s Proposition 13 was enacted in 1978 as a reaction against high property taxes and some dramatic increases in tax assessments year over year.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jan 22, 2020

Have you ever seen a word that you use all the time without thinking about it and paused to consider what it actually means? That happened to me recently with the word “accredited.” I think it was because I saw a sign saying that the Metropolitan Police Department of the City of St.

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By Jakob Puckett on Jan 21, 2020

Show-Me Institute analysts have written for years on the

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