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By James V. Shuls on Dec 27, 2018

Are Missouri Teachers' Salaries Going Down?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 26, 2018

Kansas City has been on a spending spree to try to attract millennials downtown, having been caught up in the now-discredited “creative-class” strategy originally promulgated

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Susan Pendergrass on Dec 24, 2018

The holidays are upon us, and now that we have a quorum on the state board of education and a commissioner it’s time to think about what Missouri students and parents should expect from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

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By Elias Tsapelas on Dec 21, 2018

How do Missouri’s business taxes stack up against those of our neighbors?

Media Appearances
By Crosby Kemper III on Dec 21, 2018

On Thursday, December 20, the Show-Me Institute's Crosby Kemper III appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to urge caution before expanding Kansas City's early childhood education program. Also discussed were Medicaid spending and Kansas City's tax climate.

By Patrick Ishmael on Dec 19, 2018

As we head into the holidays, many of us are already thinking of the gifts we’ll be giving and receiving. We might even give ourselves a gift! But very few of us would ever give ourselves a gift with someone else’s money, for this holiday or any other.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Dec 18, 2018

It should be no surprise that people living outside the city limits of Kansas City and St. Louis are interested in what happens in those cities and the ways in which urban policies affect regional prosperity.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 11, 2018

No one seems to know what is going on with the KCI new single terminal project. Or if they do know, they aren’t leveling with the public. A recent story in The Kansas City Star includes the following:

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By Emily Stahly on Dec 07, 2018

Back in 1980, 13 percent of people were living below the federal poverty line, and 13 percent had standards of living that qualified them as poor.

By Patrick Ishmael on Dec 07, 2018

On Thursday, December 6, Show-Me Institute Director of Government Accountability Patrick Ishmael appeared on KWMU-St. Louis Radio’s St. Louis on the Air to discuss the future of health care in America.