It is often claimed that Missouri is a low-tax state (which it is not), but it is painfully clear that some of Missouri’s cities are certainly not “low-tax” cities.
For eight years Kansas City was served by a mayor who didn’t seem to understand his role in overseeing the Kansas City Police Department.
Since its introduction in 1996, Missouri’s Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) has been the state’s primary tool for incentivizing the development of affordable housing.
The River City Rascals are taking their ball and going home. This was not entirely surprising as the team was operating under a one-year lease extension with the city of O’Fallon.
Popular video game developer EA Sports has recently hinted at a return of its cult-classic game, NCAA Football.
In a recent piece at the New York Times, a writer laments:
Markets are said to be failing when supply doesn’t respond to demand—like a beachside shop refusing to sell sunscreen. When it comes to public policy, the markets are more complex and the process of diagnosing a failure is often difficult.
St. Louis has many serious problems. One is the city’s downwardly spiraling population, which has been in decline for decades.
On Thursday, August 8, Patrick Tuohey joined the Ruckus panel to discuss the Jackson County property tax assessment controversy, the truce in the Kansas and Missouri business border war, and other local issues.
In a recent op-ed, I asked, “Why do our best superintendents always leave?” The answer was obvious—the pension system.