If you’re hoping that a new report on Kansas City’s economic development incentives accurately assesses their value, I’ve got some bad news.
The bottom line regarding tax giveaways like tax increment financing (TIF) and other subsidies is this: The more officials hand out to developers and special interests, the more ordinary taxpayers need to cough up to ma
A student who fails every test in a course is unlikely to get a passing grade just because he makes it to class every day.
University City officials are considering a $190 million-dollar development with apartments, restaurants, and a big retail store. But there’s a catch . . . they want taxpayers to kick in almost 40% of the cost . . . just over 70 million dollars!
The last few months have been good for the economy.
It’s back to school time, and new teachers have a little homework to do before the start of the school year. This summer the U.S.
On Thursday, August 2, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss the mayor’s influence over the Kansas City police department and other state and local issues.
It’s hard to see the chalkboard from the back of the class. When you’re not even in the room, it’s impossible. For too many students, chronic absenteeism—missing 15 days of school per year or more—is the norm.
Paying crippling premiums for health insurance? There may be a solution.