Kansas City has decided against a ballot measure that would have financed the demolition and rebuilding of MCI airport. Patrick Tuohey of the Show-Me Institute explains why this is good for the city.
Some Missouri lawmakers are considering legislation to regulate lawsuit funding companies on the promise of consumer protection or even tort reform, but will this help or hurt Missourians?
On March 22, Patrick Tuohey spoke on the earnings tax--its effect on the Kansas City economy as well as possible alternatives for generating revenue if the tax were to be repealed. Click above to see the entire discussion.
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.