As of last week, all Missouri schools are closed to in-person classes for the rest of the school year
The recent $2 trillion stimulus package included a lot of different ideas to help keep our economy afloat, but one proposal that was rejected deserves a closer look.
A working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), authored in part by Dr.
St Louis County expects to receive $173.5 million from the federal government in
It isn’t surprising that mayors across the country are concerned about the impact a largely shuttered economy will have on their local tax revenue and ability to deliver basic services.
Though I’m a St. Louis resident, I have been social distancing in my hometown in Michigan for the past few weeks. Fortunately, the internet and video calls have allowed me to keep working and stay in touch with Missourians.
Many of us are closely following the actions of state government right now, and an important thing to monitor is the state of business rules and regulations. Lawmakers are loosening rules and regulations to ease the burden on businesses, workers, and consumers in this unprecedented time.
If a crisis doesn’t create a person’s character, but reveals it, then the same can be said of organizations. An overnight switch to all-virtual education has spurred those with resolve to find innovative ways to educate children. And do you know what the cool thing is?
Missouri is inching closer toward the peak of its coronavirus outbreak, and there is still work to be done to ensure the state is ready when that day comes. The priority for policymakers should be ensuring that the state has the resources to provide care for every Missourian that needs it.