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By Abigail Burrola on May 31, 2019

Missouri’s employers have open positions that they want to fill, but they struggle to find qualified applicants.

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By Susan Pendergrass on May 30, 2019

We have a workforce problem in Missouri. There are thousands of middle-skill jobs that we can’t fill. Companies are reluctant to locate here because they can’t find employees with the skills they need. At the same time, labor participation rates continue to decline.

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By Kelvey Vander Hart on May 29, 2019

Kansas City is spending a tremendous amount of taxpayer dollars on the installation of bike lanes around town, including $700,000 to install the 3-mile stretch along Armour Boulevard alone.

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By Michael Q. McShane on May 28, 2019

Earlier this week, the Census Bureau released the Annual Survey of School System Finances. It provides detailed spending figures for states and large school districts across the country.

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By James V. Shuls on May 28, 2019

No one enters the legislature saying, “I’m going to be the champion of corporate welfare.” Many, however, do say they want to be a champion for children.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Patrick Tuohey on May 24, 2019

The following commentary also appeared in the Kansas City Star.

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By Susan Pendergrass on May 21, 2019

Legislative sessions are wrapping up, and students and parents in some states have scored major wins. Lawmakers have seen beyond the breathless claims that school choice kills public education and recognized that children are unique and have unique needs.

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By Patrick Ishmael on May 17, 2019

The last day of the legislative session is here, and news tends to progress quickly, but one of the fastest developing items is the state’s low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program.

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By Elias Tsapelas on May 16, 2019

As this year’s legislative session draws to a close, our lawmakers in Jefferson City are again acting as if any unspent money will burn holes in their pockets.

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By Emily Stahly on May 15, 2019

Missouri students are potentially missing out on thousands of job opportunities because the career and technical education (CTE) programs in our high schools are not properly preparing them.