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By Abigail Hoyt on Nov 27, 2018

Taking the ACT or the SAT has become an important rite of passage on the path to college for most students. These tests are critical to the future of a huge number of students, so states should care how their students perform on them.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Brenda Talent, Susan Pendergrass on Nov 26, 2018

On November 19, the Missouri State Board of Education met in a closed session to determine who would be selected as the state’s next commissioner of education. It was high time to do so. In a tumultuous session almost a year ago, the board removed the last commissioner, Dr.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Nov 20, 2018

The Show-Me Institute is pleased to offer internship opportunities for Spring 2019.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 20, 2018

How many times have proponents of a new terminal at KCI told us that the costs of enplanements do not bear on ticket prices? The answer is every time. The goal might be to assure voters that nothing was going to change, and that they could confidently vote themselves a free airport.

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By Frank Catanzaro on Nov 20, 2018

After years of delays and rising costs, the $51 million-dollar Loop Trolley finally opened to the public on Friday. However, passengers who were aboard the Trolley for its maiden voyage didn’t get quite the ride they expected.

By Andrew G. Biggs on Nov 19, 2018

The Missouri State Employees Retirement System (MOSERS) has seen its funding health decline in recent years even as the required government contributions to the plan have increased.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 19, 2018

My colleague Graham Renz wrote often about how the 2017 proposal for St. Louis taxpayers to subsidize a soccer stadium was a bad idea.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 19, 2018

Last Thursday on the Kansas City Public Television program Ruckus, panelist Jim Heeter dropped the following bomb about the large increase in the cost of a new single terminal for Kansas City International Airport [start at 21:07],

Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 16, 2018

On Thursday, November 15, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss the rising costs of a new KCI terminal and other state and local issues.

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By Emily Stahly on Nov 07, 2018

For the past several years, a group of friends and neighbors have gathered on Sunday afternoons in three public parks to share a meal together and serve hundreds of people in need in Kansas City.