Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas spoke on the importance of growth-oriented public policies. He then took several questions from the audience.
What does the pending U.S. Supreme Court case King v. Burwell mean for Missouri? Policy Researcher Michael Rathbone sums it up.
Show-Me Institute Policy Analyst Joseph Miller talks about funding Missouri roads with user fees like fuel taxes.
In this February 2015 Policy Forum, University of Missouri Law Professor Joshua Hawley discusses the King v. Burwell case which is currently before the Supreme Court of the United States.
The University of Missouri has refused to release course syllabi in accordance with state transparency laws. John Wright points out that it makes very little sense for a public university to treat course content as a secret. Especially when much of the information the university is shielding from transparency laws is already available to the public.
Policy Analyst Joseph Miller discusses the issues confronting transportation funding in Missouri at the ACEC Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. After discussing some of the problems of the current state highway funding, he discusses how user-fees and market-based transportation provision can lead to better, more efficient state infrastructure.
Kansas City is building a streetcar. Policy Analyst Joseph Miller thinks that money would be better spent elsewhere.
Saint Louis City has offered to help fund a new stadium for the Rams, but urban revitalization projects, like a new stadium for the Rams, don't bring the economic development promised by politicians, notes Policy Analyst Joseph Miller.
This week is National School Choice Week. The Show-Me Institute participated in events in Kansas City and Saint Louis. James Shuls, Ph.D., gives an overview of the event in Saint Louis.
Are you a high school history teacher? If so you may want to invite us to your school for a presentation on the Great Depression. The presentation is about 25 minutes long followed by a question and answer session with the students. Please call the Show-Me Institute at (314)454-0647 or email Michael.Rathbone@ShowMeInstitute.org with any inquiries.