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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 Burrola 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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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 10, 2018

For years, Kansas City Mayor Sly James asserted that revenue generated at the airport cannot be redirected to the city. This is incorrect.

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By James V. Shuls on Sep 10, 2018

Dwight Scharnhorst was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2006. Shortly thereafter his grandson, Bryce, was diagnosed with autism. On April 22, 2007 Bryce suffered a seizure that took his life. To Representative Scharnhorst, those events were not unrelated.

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By James V. Shuls on Sep 05, 2018

It has been said that “teachers live forever in the hearts they touch.” And a new report from the Society of Actuaries (SOA) suggests that some teachers live nearly forever, period.

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