Earlier this year, I wrote about the need for broader criminal justice reform in order to avoid spending nearly half a billion dollars on two new prisons over the next five years.
One question that drives our municipal checkbook project is: What is the cost of transparency?
In addition to fielding questions about what a charter school is, and whether charters are
Those who have been following our Government Checkbook database closely may have noticed that a new folder was added in the last week or so:
Public funding for higher education has been on the wane in Missouri.
You might think that as a Midwestern state, Missouri would be less exposed than most other states to damaging repercussions from the Trump administration decision to impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum.
On Monday, February 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Janus v.
Anyone who has been paying attention to the Show-Me Institute over the past few years knows that our analysts are not impressed with a number of economic development subsidy programs in Missouri.
In the 2017 legislative session, we published posts in favor of reforming mandatory minimum sentencing and
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