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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 14, 2020

A version of this op-ed was published by the Kansas City Star.

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By Brenda Talent on Jan 13, 2020

Today, I’m honored to announce that one of the Show-Me Institute’s founders, R. Crosby Kemper III, has been confirmed by the United States Senate to be the next Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (“IMLS”).

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jan 10, 2020

Last fall, the MNEA submitted applications for six ballot initiatives to the Missouri Secretary of State. If a ballot initiative is approved, the secretary of state crafts language that summarizes the applicant’s proposal and estimates the cost to taxpayers.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 09, 2020

While it remains an issue of generally low public awareness, Missouri’s three-tier alcohol regulatory system is one that the average Missourian should care about.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 08, 2020

There isn’t enough good news about economic development policy in Missouri. But a recent vote in Maryland Heights, just outside St. Louis, is a reason to cheer. In short, the St.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 07, 2020

New Royals owner John Sherman is giving interviews extolling the virtues of downtown baseball.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Dec 31, 2019

The end of the year is the time for top-ten lists, top-story lists, and best-moments-of-the-year lists, to name a few. So it’s only appropriate that the Show-Me Institute have our own list of what’s out and what’s in for Missouri public education. Here are our top five:

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By Jakob Puckett on Dec 20, 2019

The Federal Highway Trust Fund (FHTF) is in jeopardy, and that could mean bad news for Missouri’s roads and bridges.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 19, 2019

Back on November 4, I recommended Kansas City City Council members curtail the $6 million administrative fee that PortKC would collect as part of the deal to bring the USDA to Kansas City.

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By Jakob Puckett on Dec 18, 2019

Imagine that today you are put in charge of running MetroLink. In your first day on the job, this is what you learn: