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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 30, 2017

The City is describing the general obligation bond (GO bond) placed before voters on the April 4 ballot as a 20-year effort. The city website reads as follows:

Media Appearances
By Michael Q. McShane on Jan 25, 2017

On Tuesday, KOMU Channel 8 News, the NBC affiliate in central Missouri, covered the Show-Me Institute's policy breakfast: Stuck In The Middle with Mizzou: Evaluating the Performance of Missouri’s Flagship University.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 25, 2017

With an $800 million infrastructure bond package likely to go before voters in April, Kansas City Mayor Sly James recently told KCUR that when he took office, the city had $6 billion in deferred mai

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By Graham Renz on Jan 24, 2017

The Delmar Loop is one of the most vibrant areas in the Saint Louis region.

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By Michael Highsmith on Jan 24, 2017

In elementary school I learned about the power of compounding from a book titled One Grain of Rice. The story is about a king who promises to give a girl one grain of rice, and to double his gift every day for thirty days.

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Last fall, at the same time the University of Missouri announced the first decline in enrollment in 15 years, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, announced record-breaking enrollment.

Show-Me News
By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 23, 2017

Dave Helling at The Kansas City Star recently wrote a piece about how Kansas City and St. Louis might fare under Missouri’s new governor. Helling wrote,

Show-Me News
By Michael Q. McShane on Jan 20, 2017

Momentum is building here in Missouri for a private school choice program.

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By Graham Renz on Jan 20, 2017

We’re far from Halloween, but some really scary things are already rising from the dead—in particular, the effort to subsidize a Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium in downtown Saint Louis,

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 19, 2017

Good Jobs First, a “national policy resource center for grassroots groups and public officials,” publishes what it calls its Subsidy Tracker, a list of the companies that receive state local and

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