Are Missouri Teachers' Salaries Going Down?
Kansas City has been on a spending spree to try to attract millennials downtown, having been caught up in the now-discredited “creative-class” strategy originally promulgated
How do Missouri’s business taxes stack up against those of our neighbors?
It should be no surprise that people living outside the city limits of Kansas City and St. Louis are interested in what happens in those cities and the ways in which urban policies affect regional prosperity.
No one seems to know what is going on with the KCI new single terminal project. Or if they do know, they aren’t leveling with the public. A recent story in The Kansas City Star includes the following:
Back in 1980, 13 percent of people were living below the federal poverty line, and 13 percent had standards of living that qualified them as poor.
There is a strange notion going around that public schools are the only place, or the best place, to inculcate students with the values of citizenship.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Medicaid costs in Missouri are expected to increase drastically again next year. This yearly refrain will continue again into State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2020, as indicated by the recently released state department requests for next year’s budget.
If you aren’t a regular reader of Tony Messenger’s column in the St.