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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 26, 2018

In a blog post earlier this year I wondered about Kansas City, “If previous subsidies successfully created a vibrant economic center, then why are they still needed?”

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By Susan Pendergrass on Oct 25, 2018

Far too often, our policy conversations focus heavily on urban locations. This is especially true in education. Yet there are over 9 million children in America’s rural schools who deserve our careful and thoughtful attention as well.

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By James V. Shuls on Oct 23, 2018

In November, the Show-Me Institute will host two events on Bryce’s Law.

Haven’t heard of it? Don’t worry, few have—and even fewer have benefitted from it.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 22, 2018

On Ruckus the other day, panelist Woody Cozad mentioned that taxes in Kansas City are high. He’s right.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 19, 2018

The Kansas City Star published a 2,500 word front page story on Sunday that asked, “Why do so many stores east of Troost lack healthy food?” It wasn’t until the 11th paragraph that we got the answer: dem

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 17, 2018

Four years ago, when Kansas City’s homicide rate was down, City leaders were eager to let people know.

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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 Burrola 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.