Are economic development incentives worthwhile? Abundant research from all over the country says they are not. Kansas City leaders disagree, and the City commissioned its own study of the practice—but that report is already over a year late and counting.
Marching to the beat of your own drummer is all good and well as long as you know where you’re going.
Does it really matter who’s running a school district? Put another way, is paying top dollar for a superintendent a smart investment for a school?
If school districts can levy taxes, then taxpayers should be able to see exactly how the money is being spent. And with the passage of House Bill 1606, it would seem the Missouri legislature agrees.
State Lawmakers have cut income taxes for Missourians with a bill that now heads to the desk of Governor Eric Greitens.
Do you remember January of 2016? Adele’s Hello was displaced by Justin Bieber’s Sorry at the top of the Billboard charts, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and The Martian won the Golden Globe for best picture.