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By Patrick Ishmael on Jun 29, 2020

The Show-Me Institute isn’t typically one to join “coalitions” or issue open letters to officials, but the public debate on a proposed second round of coronavirus-related bailouts to state and local governments deserves a plain response.

There should be no further state bailouts. None.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jun 29, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic accelerated this spring, governments across the country clamped down dramatically on businesses and associations of all kinds. Churches were closed. Restaurants were reduced to carryout, if they were lucky.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jun 26, 2020

The past spring, much of Missouri turned into an education desert of homework packets, learning “opportunities,” and optional enrichment suggestions for children. Soon, very soon, it will be time to turn the education spigot back on. Who will lead us out of this desert?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jun 24, 2020

Last fall, there was much rejoicing about the effort by Missouri Governor Mike Parson and Kansas Governor Laura Kelly to end the economic development border war between the two states. I was skeptical and said so at the time.

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By Jakob Puckett on Jun 23, 2020

The cancelation of a wind farm project in Barry County highlights the tradeoffs involved in green energy.

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By Abigail Burrola on Jun 22, 2020

Recent polling has found that parents are considering different options for their children for this coming school year. Due to COVID-19, some parents are rethinking traditional brick and mortar education. Because of the pandemic, health and safety are at the forefront of parent’s minds.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jun 22, 2020

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By Corianna Baier on Jun 19, 2020

According to Tax Foundation data, Missouri doesn’t rely on property taxes for revenue as heavily as other states do.

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By Corianna Baier on Jun 18, 2020

Last week, Governor Parson extended some of the regulatory waivers put in place by previous executive orders.

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By Jakob Puckett on Jun 17, 2020

A policy meant to encourage more rooftop solar power generation could be costing all ratepayers and subsidizing the affluent.

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