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By Elias Tsapelas on Jun 06, 2019

Missourians hoping for a reprieve from rising health care costs will have to wait at least another year. Once again, the legislature failed to pass any measures to rein in growing costs.

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By Emily Stahly on Jun 04, 2019

In partnership with the Department of Conservation, the Columbia school district is developing a 10-day program wher

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By Abigail Burrola on Jun 03, 2019

One of the most common arguments made against charter schools is that they financially harm traditional public schools.

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By Abigail Burrola on May 31, 2019

Missouri’s employers have open positions that they want to fill, but they struggle to find qualified applicants.

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By Susan Pendergrass on May 30, 2019

We have a workforce problem in Missouri. There are thousands of middle-skill jobs that we can’t fill. Companies are reluctant to locate here because they can’t find employees with the skills they need. At the same time, labor participation rates continue to decline.

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By Kelvey Vander Hart on May 29, 2019

Kansas City is spending a tremendous amount of taxpayer dollars on the installation of bike lanes around town, including $700,000 to install the 3-mile stretch along Armour Boulevard alone.

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By Michael Q. McShane on May 28, 2019

Earlier this week, the Census Bureau released the Annual Survey of School System Finances. It provides detailed spending figures for states and large school districts across the country.

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By James V. Shuls on May 28, 2019

No one enters the legislature saying, “I’m going to be the champion of corporate welfare.” Many, however, do say they want to be a champion for children.

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By Patrick Tuohey on May 24, 2019

The following commentary also appeared in the Kansas City Star.

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By Susan Pendergrass on May 21, 2019

Legislative sessions are wrapping up, and students and parents in some states have scored major wins. Lawmakers have seen beyond the breathless claims that school choice kills public education and recognized that children are unique and have unique needs.