As this year’s legislative session draws to a close, our lawmakers in Jefferson City are again acting as if any unspent money will burn holes in their pockets.
Missouri students are potentially missing out on thousands of job opportunities because the career and technical education (CTE) programs in our high schools are not properly preparing them.
After almost a year of waiting, course access for Missouri students is finally in sight. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has published a list of approved education providers and classes students can take through the Missouri online course access program.
Two college towns, about 300 miles apart. Both are proud to have their state’s flagship university. In addition to their college students, there are undoubtedly professors and other campus staff with students in the local school district.
Why are Missouri lawmakers considering reauthorizing a program they know doesn’t work well?
On May 9 the Show-Me Institute's Crosby Kemper III and Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss Kansas City's underfunded pension programs, streetcar expansion, and other local issues. Click above to watch the entire program.
I did not intend to spend so much time looking into BikeWalkKC’s proposal to spend around $400 million in taxpayer money on bike lanes in Kansas City. But when so many of the assertions made by BikeWalkKC crumble under the most cursory examination, it’s troubling. Consider this:
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) just released a paper about “road user charges,” which would change the way governments fund roads.
We’re in the twilight of the legislative session here in Missouri, and as tends to happen, it looks like there’s going to be a legislative twist at the end.
A few years ago, Missouri was on track to need two new prisons, potentially costing the state hundreds of millions in tax dollars. But not any longer.