The ability of government to tax you—to take your money through force—comes with an obligation of stewardship and openness, and those obligations don't have a minimum size requirement. Big city or small, the obligations are the same.
Trust your gut. That’s about as good and as universal of a piece of advice as you can get.
Supporters of expanding Medicaid in Missouri argue that expansion will save the state money.
As we’ve often noted, tax-increment financing (TIF) in Missouri drains millions of dollars from legitimate government uses every year, often benefiting developers by pushing off their tax burdens onto other taxpayers.
Show-Me Institute analysts have written for years about the benefits of funding a transportation system with user fees. User fees ensure that the people who use things are the people who pay for those things.
Although it (surprisingly) hasn’t made much news since, late last month a St.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education states that “Missouri school districts are expected to provide programs of instruction suitable for the full range of student ability…” This statement presumably would encompass providing advanced work for students who are ahead of the curve.
Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on the latest episode of KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss the proposed KCMO budget plan, major issues in the Kansas Legislature, and the effects of Twitter and other social media on today's politics.
This morning, Show-Me Institute's Patrick Ishmael joined Pete Mundo on KCMO-AM in Kansas City to discuss the potential impact of increasing the number of Missourians that are covered under the state’s Medicaid program.