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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 12, 2016

Kansas City is spending about $14 million on a grocery store in the Linwood shopping center. Is this really how the people of KC want their tax dollars spent?

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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on Sep 09, 2016
James Shuls, Ph.D., moderated this panel discussion about school choice in Missouri.
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By Graham Renz on Sep 08, 2016

MetroLink wants $2 billion for a North-South expansion line, but ridership continues to decrease. Could this money be better spent? 

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By Michelle Wickman on Aug 15, 2016

What if we told you that the state is cutting welfare checks to people who are living out of state, incarcerated or even deceased?

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By Frank Catanzaro on Aug 08, 2016

St. Louis-based Centene is the largest managed care provider in the United States, and they're looking to expand with two new high-rise office buildings in downtown Clayton. Total cost: around $770 million, with about $150 million from guess who? Taxpayers.

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By Joseph Haslag on Jul 28, 2016

The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released state real GDP data. Show-Me Institute Chief Economist Joseph Haslag updated his analysis of Missouri’s real GDP performance compared to the other forty-nine states in the union. While we did improve, our gains were disappointing.

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By Michael Highsmith on Jul 22, 2016

Developers, including Stan Kroenke, are seeking millions in TIF to build a vast retail, commercial, and residential district in a Maryland Heights flood plain, but with new TIF reform laws on the books will this project dry up?

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By Joseph Miller on Jul 06, 2016

The St. Louis Blues hope taxpayers will foot the bill for $160 million in upgrades to the Scottrade Center including a new team store, scoreboard, and even a beer garden.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jun 21, 2016

Kansas City has spent millions of dollars on its 18th and Vine jazz district. How much more will taxpayers pour into this failing venture?

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By Joseph Miller on Jun 14, 2016

St. Louis is considering a billion-dollar plus expansion of its light-rail system, the MetroLink, but is the burden to taxpayers just too high?

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