On Thursday, February 23, the Show-Me Institute's Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss the battle over a vetoed budget bill in Kansas, the continuing debate over KCI expansion, and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Click above to watch the entire show.
Over the last year we've talked a lot about the fight to liberalize licensing requirements for a host of professions,
Earlier this year three states were competing to become the next Right to Work (RTW) state. Missouri ended up being the second of the three states considering RTW to pass the law; Kentucky enacted RTW early in January, and New Hampshire is currently battling it out in its legislature.
The unconstrained growth and abuse of special taxing districts in Missouri marches (or better, skates) on.
As Kansas City voters head to the polls in April, one issue they will be voting on is whether or not the city should issue more general obligation bonds. Unfortunately, city leaders have not identified how the money raised with the new bonds will be spent.
Opportunities for health care reform these days seem nearly boundless.
The general obligation (GO) bond being considered in April would raise property taxes to pay off a series of 20-year bonds, twenty of them in total, targeted toward maintenance and infrastructure. These are legitimate city expenses that have been deferred for decades.