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By Patrick Tuohey on Feb 13, 2018

On Ruckus last week we discussed the city’s debt and its profligate spending on the Power & Light District downtown.

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By Emily Stahly on Feb 12, 2018

Recently, Patrick Ishmael, Show-Me’s Director of Government Accountability, pointed out that Medicaid spending is increasing in Missouri at an alarming rate.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Feb 08, 2018

Last month the Show-Me Institute published an extensive dataset of state spending from the Office of Administration, stretching back to FY2000 and through FY2017.

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By Emily Stahly on Feb 01, 2018

Incarceration rates are on the rise in Missouri, and with a larger prison population come growing costs for the state.

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By Philip Oehlerking on Jan 31, 2018

Missouri residents should be able to tell how their cities are spending their tax dollars—to make sure public officials are being good stewards of public resources.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 31, 2018

On Friday, Kansas City’s Downtown Council hosted its annual luncheon, titled “Downtown K.C. Smart City?

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 30, 2018

This week the St.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 30, 2018

The state cuts to higher education proposed by the governor this month have generated a lot of discussion about how they might affect four-year

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 29, 2018

 After releasing his proposed budget last week, today Governor Eric Greitens followed it up in with his long-awaited tax cut plan.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 29, 2018

It won’t be a surprise to readers of this blog that Kansas City and St. Louis are in bad financial shape.

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