In a blog post earlier this year I wondered about Kansas City, “If previous subsidies successfully created a vibrant economic center, then why are they still needed?”
Far too often, our policy conversations focus heavily on urban locations. This is especially true in education. Yet there are over 9 million children in America’s rural schools who deserve our careful and thoughtful attention as well.
In November, the Show-Me Institute will host two events on Bryce’s Law.
Haven’t heard of it? Don’t worry, few have—and even fewer have benefitted from it.
On Ruckus the other day, panelist Woody Cozad mentioned that taxes in Kansas City are high. He’s right.
The Kansas City Star published a 2,500 word front page story on Sunday that asked, “Why do so many stores east of Troost lack healthy food?” It wasn’t until the 11th paragraph that we got the answer: dem
Four years ago, when Kansas City’s homicide rate was down, City leaders were eager to let people know.
Late last month I made the fateful choice to join the gig economy (after hours, naturally) by collecting and charging some of those rideshare electric scooters “all the kids are talki
If Missouri has a workforce development problem—that is, if students are leaving high school without the skills they need to enter the workforce, a knee-jerk reaction might be to blame the high schools.
Earlier this year I talked about a proposal in the Missouri legislature that I thought was a great idea: to expand the period of short-term medical insurance plans up to a year
In a recent column, The Kansas City Star editorial board bemoaned the instinct of Mayor Sly James to be opaque and secretive in his negotiations.