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By Patrick Ishmael on Jun 18, 2018

Good policy doesn't have to be complicated. That's the lesson we should take from the way Michigan legislators took on their prevailing wage (sometimes called a "public construction minimum wage") law.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jun 14, 2018

By next week, the Missouri State Board of Education should be up and running again.

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By Graham Renz on Jun 06, 2018

For decades, Missourians have been paying hundreds of millions in special sales taxes they all too often had no clue about.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jun 04, 2018

Richard Florida is an urban studies theorist who promoted the idea that the creative class would drive urban renewal and that smart cities should cater to them.

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By Brenda Talent on Jun 01, 2018

On May 31, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on KETC's Donnybrook to discuss the fallout from recent events in Jefferson City.

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By Patrick Ishmael on May 31, 2018

Six years ago, Michael Rathbone and I coauthored a paper that looked at Missouri's corporate income tax, assessed its problems and posited a way of eliminating it 

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By Patrick Tuohey on May 29, 2018

Are economic development incentives worthwhile? Abundant research from all over the country says they are not. Kansas City leaders disagree, and the City commissioned its own study of the practice—but that report is already over a year late and counting.

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By James V. Shuls on May 25, 2018

Marching to the beat of your own drummer is all good and well as long as you know where you’re going.

By Edward Glaeser on May 24, 2018

Harvard economist and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Edward Glaeser appeared at Saint Louis University on May 9, 2018 as part of the Show-Me Institute’s Speakers Series. Glaeser discussed the great domestic crisis of the 21st century: the “flight from work” by prime-age men.

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By Christine Talent on May 24, 2018

Does it really matter who’s running a school district? Put another way, is paying top dollar for a superintendent a smart investment for a school?