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By Joseph Miller on Jan 15, 2015

Earlier this month, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) released a report on implementing tolling on I-70 across Missouri. Show-Me Institute Policy Analyst Joseph Miller talks about the report's findings.

 

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By Brittany Wagner on Jan 09, 2015

At the end of this month, the Show-Me Institute will be sponsoring National School Choice Week events in Saint Louis and Kansas City. Please join us for School Choice: Let Me Be Me. Register now for Kansas City and/or Saint Louis.

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By Michael Rathbone on Jan 08, 2015

Michael Rathbone notes that the St. Louis Rams may be moving to LA. Should St. Louis taxpayers offer to build a new stadium or improve the Edward Jones Dome to keep the Rams in town? No.

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By James V. Shuls on Dec 19, 2014

Missouri’s Supreme Court held that students in the Show-Me State have a right to an accredited education. That has helped to secure educational opportunities for students like Angel Matthews.

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By Joseph Haslag on Nov 06, 2014

Show-Me Institute Chief Economist Joseph Haslag, Ph.D., notes the declining economic growth in Missouri compared to the rest of the country. Haslag has written about this issue in a recent essay: The 49th State: Revisiting Missouri’s GDP Sector by Sector.

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By Joseph Miller on Oct 30, 2014

Show-Me Institute Policy Researcher Joseph Miller notes that Uber Black is now operating in Saint Louis. Unfortunately, Uber's other ridesharing services are prohibited in the region by the taxicab commission. Saint Louisans would benefit from the increased competition.

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By Michael Rathbone on Oct 23, 2014

Policy Researcher Michael Rathbone notes that Missouri is one of the top 10 states... for corporate welfare. According to Veronique de Rugy of the Mercatus Center, the Show-Me State has given away over $5 billion to well-connected big businesses. A better approach would be across the board tax cuts.

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By James V. Shuls on Oct 17, 2014

James Shuls, Ph.D., talks about the Goodloe family's decision to leave the Normandy School District and return to Francis Howell School District.

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By Joseph Haslag on Oct 13, 2014

This debate hosted at the Kansas City Library and sponsored by the Show-Me Institute addressed the question: does more government help or hurt? Stephanie Kelton, Ph.D., chair of the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Department of Economics, and Joseph Haslag, Ph.D., Show-Me Institute Chief Economist and University of Missouri economics professor debated the government's role in the economy. Following the debate, moderator Mike Shanin of KCPT-TV's Ruckus, led a question and answer session with the audience.

 

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By Michael Rathbone on Oct 09, 2014

Missouri taxpayers underwrote the recently released Gone Girl to the tune of $2.36 million. Was that investment worth it?

 

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