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By Patrick Ishmael on Feb 25, 2020

As we’ve often noted, tax-increment financing (TIF) in Missouri drains millions of dollars from legitimate government uses every year, often benefiting developers by pushing off their tax burdens onto other taxpayers.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Feb 24, 2020

Although it (surprisingly) hasn’t made much news since, late last month a St.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Feb 24, 2020

Show-Me Institute analysts have written for years about the benefits of funding a transportation system with user fees. User fees ensure that the people who use things are the people who pay for those things.

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By Abigail Burrola on Feb 21, 2020

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education states that “Missouri school districts are expected to provide programs of instruction suitable for the full range of student ability…” This statement presumably would encompass providing advanced work for students who are ahead of the curve.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Feb 21, 2020

Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on the latest episode of KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss the proposed KCMO budget plan, major issues in the Kansas Legislature, and the effects of Twitter and other social media on today's politics.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Feb 19, 2020

This morning, Show-Me Institute's Patrick Ishmael joined Pete Mundo on KCMO-AM in Kansas City to discuss the potential impact of increasing the number of Missourians that are covered under the state’s Medicaid program. 

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Feb 18, 2020

How much money should a municipality be allowed to make from fees and fines?

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By Corianna Baier on Feb 17, 2020

According to an article from the St.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Feb 17, 2020

Supporters of expanding Medicaid in Missouri argue that expansion will save the state money. Washington University and the Missouri Budget Project developed models that project significant savings under Medicaid expansion.

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By Graham Renz on Feb 14, 2020

Sometimes, different people look at the same data but draw very different conclusions.

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