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By Graham Renz on Mar 01, 2017

Proponents of the multi-billion dollar MetroLink expansion proposal claim the system is underdeveloped, but is the opposite actually true?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Feb 21, 2017

As Kansas City voters head to the polls in April, one issue they will be voting on is whether or not the city should issue more general obligation bonds. Unfortunately, city leaders have not identified how the money raised with the new bonds will be spent.

By Michael Q. McShane on Feb 16, 2017

After the unrest at Mizzou in 2015, and with enrollment plummeting, Mizzou has struggled to regain its footing. Is there a way for Mizzou to bounce back? Our new paper highlights reforms from universities around the country that may offer fresh ideas.

By Michael Highsmith on Feb 03, 2017

With a wave of new electric cars entering the auto market, policymakers in Missouri are faced with a decision about how the charging stations that power these cars will operate.

By Michael Q. McShane on Jan 04, 2017

The last year and a half has been a tumultuous time for Mizzou and the University of Missouri system as a whole.

By Show-Me Institute Staff on Dec 31, 2016
As we ring in the New Year the Show-Me Institute will continue to fight for liberty in Missouri. Enjoy a prosperous 2017 and check out our Blueprint for the New Year.
By Michael Austin on Dec 20, 2016
In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Missouri ranked 28th among the states for income growth. Looking at the state’s performance since 2010, Missouri ranks 39th. This disappointing performance is a cause for concern.
By Wendell Cox on Dec 09, 2016
The climate is so-so, there’s no nearby ocean or mountain range, and the metro area population has climbed only modestly over the past 3½ decades. But Kansas City appears to be better positioned than other comparably sized U.S.
By admin on Nov 30, 2016

This holiday season, please support liberty in Missouri by making a tax-deductible donation to the Show-Me Institute.

By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 29, 2016

Should we raise the minimum wage? Studies have shown that doing so hurts the workers it is intended to help. A higher minimum wage also provides incentive for employers to replace low-skilled workers with technology.