Attempts by the state to pick and choose which industries deserve to prosper in the Missouri economy will choke off the real sources of economic development and impose costs on taxpayers by increasing marginal tax rates. Growth stems from wide-ranging market activity, not state command-and-control.
It appears I jumped the gun a little when I wrote my last blog entry, about our mention in Paul Jacob's Common Sense radio commentary. It turns out that Show-Me Institute scholar R.W.
A letter in the Springfield News-Leader criticizes a recent editorial.
In today's The Hill, an article points to the excesses of pork barrel spending by Democrats and Republicans in the Defense Authorization Bill going through the Senate. Sen.
Those of us here at the Show-Me Institute have strongly supported the midwife legislation passed by the legislature.
In today's Columbia Missourian, an article discusses the problems that the Missouri Legislature is having in finding an appropriate amount to tax to improve transportation infrastructu
A letter to the editor in the Columbia Daily Tribune suggests that we should allow people to serve as state legislators only if they are at least 40 years old: