Will Rogers once said, “I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.” And while government transparency is no joke, sometimes you have to laugh at how hard it can be to get information that should be readily available to the public.
There’s an old joke often told by economists that goes something like this:
On July 24, the Federal Transit Administration issued a triennial review of Kansas City, Missouri, and its FTA-funded projects, namely the downtown streetcar. The report, available at the link below, found the city deficient in several areas, including maintenance.
The Kansas City Council’s Airport Subcommittee has recommended Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate as the developer for a new billion-dollar single terminal at Kansas City Inter
Show-Me Institute scholars have been writing about the perilous position of public pension systems for years.
Over the Labor Day holiday, the state released next year's Obamacare health insurance rates for Missourians in the individual market, and it was a doozy.
It’s time to put to bed a nasty myth about school choice (exemplified in this letter from American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten) and segregation that resur
A recent Washington Post article making the rounds on social media claims that there are widespread teacher shortages across t
Students at the Success Academy Charter Schools in New York City put up some incredible test scores this past year: 95 percent passed the state’s
On Wednesday President Donald Trump visited Springfield, Mo., and delivered a speech on tax policy that, by most accounts, was basically what was expected.