Show-Me Daily
By James V. Shuls on Jan 16, 2019

I wasn’t able to attend the recent meeting for the Missouri State Board of Education, but from what I can gather from Twitter, an alleged teacher retention crisis was a major topic of conversation.

By Graham Renz on Jan 14, 2019

By now it shouldn’t surprise us. As we head into the new year, governments across Missouri are getting ready to collect more in sales taxes.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 10, 2019

In June 2013, the Show-Me Institute published a paper comparing St. Louis and Kansas City’s expenses  with six peer cities. One of the expenditures compared was debt service per capita.

Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 04, 2019

On Thursday, January 3, Show-Me Institute Director of Municipal Policy Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss the earnings tax and the Clean Missouri reforms.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 03, 2019

Court documents are, generally speaking, public information, and in Missouri the public has free access to a vast array of state litigation information through its system.

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By Emily Stahly on Jan 02, 2019

Here’s a problem most working parents have faced: You’ve found a good sitter or daycare center for your children, but on a day when you absolutely need to be at work, your sitter is ill—or maybe it’s your child who is ill, and the daycare center won’t let you bring her in.

Media Appearances
By Brenda Talent on Jan 02, 2019

On December 27, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on KETC’s Donnybrook to discuss the biggest issues of 2018. 

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Andrew B. Wilson on Dec 31, 2018

Are you a government-failure denier – someone who believes that the government that governs best is one that overflows with good intentions, regardless of the cost? Are you someone who thinks a lot about “market failures” and never stops to think about government failures?

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By Elias Tsapelas on Dec 28, 2018

Last month the voters in Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah approved ballot initiatives to