Those words were spoken by Missouri Governor Mike Parson about the agreement struck with Kansas to end some aspects of the economic incentives border war.
The numbers are in: Missouri’s low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program fails to deliver. The program was supposed to increase the amount of available affordable housing across the state.
You know a good report card when you see it, and the recently released annual performance reports (APR) for Missouri schools aren’t even close to good. The irony is that if the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) received a grade for its report card, it’d be a failing one.
Waddell & Reed was just granted $62 million in state subsidies, but apparently that is not enough; now they want more. Kevin Hardy at The Kansas City Star reports:
Food from a truck just tastes better, right? Grabbing a treat and enjoying the weather can make for a great day. It’s too bad that St. Louis food trucks continue to be bogged down with operating restrictions.
According to a dataset from a new project released by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Missouri is ranked 22nd in regulatory restrictions overall.
Activists have spent years trying to persuade lawmakers to raise the minimum wage to $15.
Despite the fact that Kansas City just held an election in which the city’s profligate use of tax subsidies played a major role, the city council is at it again.
I’m a researcher. When it comes to data I like digging in, and I like unpacking. So, when I heard that the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) was releasing the latest year of test scores, I was super excited.