The results are in, and they are hardly surprising: A new study has found that the increase in Seattle’s minimum wage has had detrimental effects on exactly those groups such market interventions are supposed to help.
City leaders are still pointing to Kansas City’s downtown as an economic development success story.
With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, there’s reason to be optimistic about school choice; however, another Supreme Court case is probably needed to advance educational opportunity.
Economic development incentives like tax increment financing (TIF) and tax abatement have been grossly misused in Missouri’s two major cities for decades.
In the two-bit morality play that is pension reform in Missouri, my colleagues and I are frequently cast as the villains.
Earlier this month the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released a draft of its plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
It’s far too easy to spend other people’s money. If you’ve ever had a credit card or your identity stolen, you know this far too well.
Stanford economist Russ Roberts summarized the phenomenon thusly: “If you’re paying, I’ll have top sirloin.”
This morning, the United State Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of a Columbia preschool that was denied a state grant to purchase scrap tires for their playground.
The Show-Me Institute's Mike Ferguson appeared on ABC St.
On Thursday, June 22, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss the debate over the financing mechanism and public support for a single-terminal KCI, education funding in Kansas, and the decline of civil discourse in politics.