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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?

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By Philip Oehlerking on May 23, 2018

If school districts can levy taxes, then taxpayers should be able to see exactly how the money is being spent. And with the passage of House Bill 1606, it would seem the Missouri legislature agrees.

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By Patrick Tuohey on May 21, 2018

With apologies to The Rolling Stones, I write today about the Missouri Legislature’s passage of HB 1460.

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By Michael Q. McShane on May 18, 2018

Do you remember January of 2016?  Adele’s Hello was displaced by Justin Bieber’s Sorry at the top of the Billboard charts, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and The Martian won the Golden Globe for best picture.