On this episode of The Show-Me Institute Podcast, Dr. Susan Pendergrass is joined by Crosby Kemper III. They discus the past, present and future of Kansas City.
Educational options continue to be scarce in Missouri.
If you’re following the presidential primaries, you might think that everyone has decided that school choice isn’t cool anymore. That’s confusing because choosing your child’s kindergarten seems just about as important as choosing their preschool or their doctor.
Those words were spoken by Missouri Governor Mike Parson about the agreement struck with Kansas to end some aspects of the economic incentives border war.
The numbers are in: Missouri’s low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program fails to deliver. The program was supposed to increase the amount of available affordable housing across the state.
You know a good report card when you see it, and the recently released annual performance reports (APR) for Missouri schools aren’t even close to good. The irony is that if the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) received a grade for its report card, it’d be a failing one.
Waddell & Reed was just granted $62 million in state subsidies, but apparently that is not enough; now they want more. Kevin Hardy at The Kansas City Star reports:
Food from a truck just tastes better, right? Grabbing a treat and enjoying the weather can make for a great day. It’s too bad that St. Louis food trucks continue to be bogged down with operating restrictions.
Activists have spent years trying to persuade lawmakers to raise the minimum wage to $15.