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By Susan Pendergrass on Aug 29, 2018

Parents: Read the fine print.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Aug 29, 2018

This afternoon I received an email from Remote Area Medical (RAM), the volunteer health care organization that largely served as the basis for Missouri's 

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By Emily Stahly on Aug 28, 2018

In Missouri, a single parent employed full time at a minimum wage job will still be in poverty. Some see this as justification for raising the minimum wage, on the grounds that no one who works full-time should be in poverty.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Aug 24, 2018

The video above—which you'll notice was largely produced here in Kansas City—has been out for a few months, but "broke out" in construction circles on social media in the last week or so, which is how I came across it.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Aug 23, 2018

Having completed a soon-to-be-released paper on Missouri’s profligate special taxing districts such as transportation development districts (TDDs) and community improvement districts (CIDs) with Graham Renz, I was pleased to see this

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By Patrick Tuohey on Aug 23, 2018

It might not surprise readers to learn that government bureaucrats overspend. But the Kansas City Water Services Department spent a great deal of money on a video promoting . . . water.

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By Philip Oehlerking on Aug 22, 2018

Yesterday marked a step forward for transparent government in Missouri. The Missouri Treasurer’s Office announced the creation of an online checkbook that tracks how and with whom the state is spending our tax dollars.

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By Graham Renz on Aug 21, 2018

Last year, voters in the City of St. Louis approved a rather ambiguous half-percent sales tax hike, Proposition 1.

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By Patrick Ishmael, Philip Oehlerking on Aug 21, 2018

Following the passage of HB 1413 and in light of the success of our Checkbook projec

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By William Magee, Philip Oehlerking on Aug 20, 2018

On the heels of a report finding that St.

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