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By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 18, 2019

Last year, a bill requiring cities to submit their spending records—or “checkbooks”—to the state was filed in the House, and this year the measure passed the lower chamber in a b

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By Elias Tsapelas on Apr 17, 2019

Sometimes it seems as if politicians can always find a justification for spending more taxpayer dollars.

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By Abigail Burrola on Apr 15, 2019

Recently, the Missouri Chamber Foundation released a report claiming that Missouri is situated for high growth in the technology industry in the next decade.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Apr 12, 2019

A recent paper on car rental fees published by the Tax Foundation cites Kansas City, Missouri for its rental car excise fee.

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By James V. Shuls on Apr 11, 2019

In recent days, some Missouri teachers have been spreading a viral Facebook post that makes a number of inaccurate assertions. I have copied a version of the post below. Let’s fact check all the claims made in this post.

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By Emily Stahly on Apr 10, 2019

As part of the War on Poverty, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration pushed for comprehensive education legislation that became known as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 09, 2019

It appears that local government transparency measures are catching on across the country!

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By Susan Pendergrass on Apr 08, 2019

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board wrote a fearmongering editorial about charter schools becoming a potential option for suburban parents. Much of the information was misleading and some of it was just plain wrong.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Apr 05, 2019

Medicaid continues to consume a greater portion of Missouri’s budget, and the costs may be even higher than advertised.

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