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By Patrick Ishmael on Oct 15, 2018

Late last month I made the fateful choice to join the gig economy (after hours, naturally) by collecting and charging some of those rideshare electric scooters “all the kids are talki

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By Abigail Hoyt on Oct 11, 2018

If Missouri has a workforce development problem—that is, if students are leaving high school without the skills they need to enter the workforce, a knee-jerk reaction might be to blame the high schools.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Oct 05, 2018

Earlier this year I talked about a proposal in the Missouri legislature that I thought was a great idea: to expand the period of short-term medical insurance plans up to a year

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 04, 2018

In a recent column, The Kansas City Star editorial board bemoaned the instinct of Mayor Sly James to be opaque and secretive in his negotiations.

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By James V. Shuls on Oct 02, 2018

What type of school do you like? Do you prefer those that use Maria Montessori’s approach, which is based on the idea that children are naturally inquisitive and can be taught through guided choices? Are you more into the play-based approach of Waldorf schools?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 27, 2018

On Monday, Gov. Mike Parson made two appointments to the Missouri Housing Development Commission, the body in charge of awarding low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs). However, Gov.

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By Abigail Hoyt on Sep 25, 2018

It’s an alarming statistic.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 17, 2018

Kansas City leaders tell us that the bonds issued by the Kansas City Industrial Development Authority to fund the construction of a billion dollar new terminal at Kansas City International Airport pose no risk to taxpayers.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 14, 2018

It was with great anticipation that I received the long-overdue study of economic incentives in Kansas City conducted by the Council of Economic Finance Agencies (CDFA).

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 13, 2018

When researchers at the Show-Me Institute argue that high tax burdens encourage people to leave Kansas City and St. Louis, city leaders often react with derision.

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