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By Michael Q. McShane on Mar 05, 2019

Have you ever heard any of these chestnuts?

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By Abigail Burrola on Mar 04, 2019

Nationwide, there are over ten Education Saving Accounts (ESA) expansion bills in current state legislative sessions, and Tennessee may soon join the list.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Mar 01, 2019

Last week, the Missouri Senate gave preliminary approval to a plan that supposedly “reforms” the state’s low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Mar 01, 2019

Medicaid enrollment was down 0.6 percent nationwide in 2018, but in Missouri it decreased at a much higher rate of 7.3 percent.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Mar 01, 2019

Vehicle maintenance isn’t typically the sexiest legislative topic, but one proposal offered in the Missouri House may make it hot in 2019

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By Patrick Ishmael on Feb 26, 2019

When Phil Oehlerking and I started the Municipal Checkbook Project two years ago, we thought that the bulk of our time would be spent showcasing how Missouri cities spend the money they take from Missourians.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Feb 25, 2019

The Governor laid out a number of important priorities in his State of the State address, which my colleague Scott Tanner has already summarized.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Feb 22, 2019

One of the most interesting announcements that the governor made at his State of the State speech last month was the proposed closure of a state prison facility, Crossroads Correctional Center.

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By Emily Stahly on Feb 21, 2019

Imagine the Game of Life played under different rules—with everyone randomly assigned at birth to one of two paths. One begins with good schools, safe neighborhoods, and strong communities. It leads to well-paid jobs and rewarding careers.

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By James V. Shuls on Feb 21, 2019

One of the great things about math is it often doesn’t need much defense. The numbers can speak for themselves. In this post, I’m going to provide an example of that.

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