Over the past two weeks, Missouri has experienced truly eye-opening change. On March 20, Missouri had 73 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and yesterday that number eclipsed 1,800. The impact of the virus on the state’s economy has been substantial.
On April 3, 2020 the Show-Me Institute hosted a Telephone Town Hall on economic recovery after a pandemic with guest speakers Andy Puzder and Senator Jim Talent. You can listen to the full discussion here:
It’s about the third Monday since nearly every school building in the United States was closed, and yet most large school districts are still struggling to generate any learning at all for their students.
As my family and I practice social distancing, I’ve decided to take time to read some of the “must-read” authors in the free-market or classical liberal tradition. First up is Frédéric Bastiat. Many of his thoughts are salient for issues we are facing today.
While the world is facing a whole new set of problems with the COVID-19 crisis, the city of St. Louis continues to struggle with a problem it has had for years: population decline. The U.S.
I recently submitted comments to the Public Service Commission about an upcoming hearing regarding rules on promotional practices undertaken by utilities.
Yesterday, on National Doctors’ Day no less, Missouri’s Governor took two big steps to bolster the state’s coronavirus response.
At the start of the school year, no one expected a pandemic to put the school year on hold.
We are truly living in an unprecedented time. Social distancing is difficult (to say the least) for people and businesses alike. A slight glimmer of hope is that market freedoms are allowing businesses to try to adapt to these new circumstances.