At a March 9 Policy Breakfast in Springfield, Show-Me Institute Education Policy Director Mike McShane laid out a 3-pronged approach to improving Missouri educational outcomes by giving families more choice in the schooling options for their children.
The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), currently located in South Saint Louis City, is planning to move to a new location. Saint Louis political leaders, including Mayor Francis Slay, want to keep the agency within the city limits.
Many of Missouri’s lightly traveled bridges are part of the state highway system. Turning these over to county and local governments would free up money for MoDOT to spend on our interstate highways.
I-70 will need to be rebuilt in the near future, and it won't be cheap. This video explores tolling as a possible way to finance the upcoming expense. Click on the link above to watch.
Many of the bridges from Illinois into St. Louis were once toll bridges. Maybe Missouri should bring back bridge tolls to help fund its transportation needs. Click on the link above to see the video.
In Missouri, a small tax increase would have drivers pay a little more for roads, and could head off proposals that would force all Missourians to subsidize driving. Click on the link above to see the video.
Missouri Senator Ron Richard (R-Dist. 32, Dade, Jasper, and Newton) previews this year’s legislative session.