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By Crosby Kemper III on Mar 03, 2017

The Show-Me Institute’s Chairman Crosby Kemper III appeared on KCPT's Ruckus on Thursday, March 2, to discuss the campaign for Kansas City's GO Bond as well as other local and state issues. 

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By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 03, 2017

HB38, which would relax the requirements for prison time served before a person is eligible for parole, is a welcome reform to Missouri’s prison system.

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By Emily Runge on Mar 02, 2017

An affordable home in a good school district is something of a holy grail for young families looking for a place to put down roots.

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By Rik W. Hafer on Mar 02, 2017

On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, the Missouri State Supreme Court upheld Saint Louis City’s right to raise its minimum wage. While the court’s decision may make legal sense, it is still bad economics. Enacting this ordinance will harm the poorest of workers.

By Graham Renz on Mar 01, 2017

Proponents of the multi-billion dollar MetroLink expansion proposal claim the system is underdeveloped, but is the opposite actually true?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Feb 28, 2017

We’ve written before about Kansas City’s debilitating level of debt (here and here and

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By Rik W. Hafer on Feb 27, 2017

For many years, both Atlas Van Lines and United Van Lines have compiled data on the number of moves into and out of states. Over the past several years Missouri has seen more households moving out than moving in.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Feb 27, 2017

Politifact Missouri has a new “Fact Check” out on the Governor’s statement in his State of the State Address that over 200 districts in Missouri do not offer P

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By Patrick Ishmael on Feb 26, 2017

It's been quite a week for government union reformers. As our readers know, the Institute has long been a supporter of Paycheck Protection laws, which are modest but important laws ensuring that government workers have more control over their union dues money.

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By Graham Renz on Feb 24, 2017

We have covered the rollercoaster ride of bringing a Major League Soccer team to Saint Louis for a few months now.