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Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 17, 2018

Kansas City leaders tell us that the bonds issued by the Kansas City Industrial Development Authority to fund the construction of a billion dollar new terminal at Kansas City International Airport pose no risk to taxpayers.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 14, 2018

It was with great anticipation that I received the long-overdue study of economic incentives in Kansas City conducted by the Council of Economic Finance Agencies (CDFA).

Media Appearances
By Crosby Kemper III on Sep 14, 2018

On Thursday, September 13, Crosby Kemper III appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss the debate over funding a new aquarium at the Kansas City Zoo, security measures at Westport, and other state and local issues.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 13, 2018

When researchers at the Show-Me Institute argue that high tax burdens encourage people to leave Kansas City and St. Louis, city leaders often react with derision.

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By James V. Shuls on Sep 10, 2018

Dwight Scharnhorst was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2006. Shortly thereafter his grandson, Bryce, was diagnosed with autism. On April 22, 2007 Bryce suffered a seizure that took his life. To Representative Scharnhorst, those events were not unrelated.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 10, 2018

For years, Kansas City Mayor Sly James asserted that revenue generated at the airport cannot be redirected to the city. This is incorrect.

Media Appearances
By Brenda Talent on Sep 07, 2018

On September 6, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on KETC's Donnybrook to discuss the cancelation of Loufest, the anonymous New York Times op-ed, the controversy surrounding the St.

Show-Me Daily
By James V. Shuls on Sep 05, 2018

It has been said that “teachers live forever in the hearts they touch.” And a new report from the Society of Actuaries (SOA) suggests that some teachers live nearly forever, period.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 04, 2018

Last year, the City of St. Louis applied to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to relinquish St. Louis Lambert Airport to a public–private partnership. The request for proposal sought to: