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By Susan Pendergrass on Nov 18, 2019

Missouri students have a college readiness problem. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) reports that in 2017, just 42 percent of graduating high school seniors were college or career ready. (Try as I might, I can’t find any more recent data.)  But it gets worse.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Nov 15, 2019

It’s been more than a year since Missouri legislators passed House Bill (HB) 1413 into law, which at the time was arguably the most comprehensive government labor reform package passed in the United States in the last decade.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Nov 15, 2019

The share of Missouri’s budget consumed by Medicaid just keeps growing.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Nov 14, 2019

Last December I had the opportunity to have a radio debate with two supporters of Medicare for All, which (in many of its proposed iterations) would elimi

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By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 14, 2019

Writers at the Show-Me Institute have been railing against the subsidy culture of Kansas City for years.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Nov 13, 2019

Late this summer, we announced that the Show-Me Institute was going to court to compel the state’s Office of Administration (OA) to

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 13, 2019

The St. Louis Business Journal recently published details of a report that placed St. Louis in the top ten “untapped cities” for startups. This is encouraging, but another study out of Arizona on barriers to business creation was less positive, showing that St.

Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 13, 2019

On November 7, Patrick Tuohey joined the panel on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss voters overwhelmingly deciding to change the name of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Kansas City, the recent debate over the tomahawk chop , the USDA move from D.C.

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By Jakob Puckett on Nov 12, 2019

Despite dire financial trouble and warnings that it may be forced to cease operations this month, it now appears that the St.