A recent paper on car rental fees published by the Tax Foundation cites Kansas City, Missouri for its rental car excise fee.
In recent days, some Missouri teachers have been spreading a viral Facebook post that makes a number of inaccurate assertions. I have copied a version of the post below. Let’s fact check all the claims made in this post.
As part of the War on Poverty, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration pushed for comprehensive education legislation that became known as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
It appears that local government transparency measures are catching on across the country!
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board wrote a fearmongering editorial about charter schools becoming a potential option for suburban parents. Much of the information was misleading and some of it was just plain wrong.
Medicaid continues to consume a greater portion of Missouri’s budget, and the costs may be even higher than advertised.
One of the difficult things about public policy is convincing policymakers that they really don’t need to “do something” to solve a problem.
This week, the Missouri House Education Committee debated a bill that would move school board elections to the November general election date.
If municipalities can levy taxes, then taxpayers should be able to see exactly how that money is being spent. That principle is now one step closer to becoming law.