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A version of this op-ed was published by the Kansas City Star.
Imagine you are in a car accident on New Year’s Eve. Like Jason Bourne in The Bourne Identity, you wake up to a strange new reality: You don’t know who you are, where you are, and what you have done in your time on earth. That’s how the new year begins for you.
The St. Louis Business Journal recently published details of a report that placed St. Louis in the top ten “untapped cities” for startups. This is encouraging, but another study out of Arizona on barriers to business creation was less positive, showing that St.
Last week, Missouri got its latest grades on “The Nation’s Report Card,” (an assessment given to public-school 4th- and 8th-graders in each state every two years by the U.S. Department of Education), and the news isn’t good.
The following commentary also appeared in the Kansas City Star.
Legislative sessions are wrapping up, and students and parents in some states have scored major wins. Lawmakers have seen beyond the breathless claims that school choice kills public education and recognized that children are unique and have unique needs.
Ever hear the phrase “throwing good money after bad?” That’s what Missouri lawmakers are considering doing with the proposal to revive the state’s low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program.