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By Scott Tuttle on Jul 20, 2017

Collecting data for a research project on Missouri city budgets—known for now as the “government checkbook project”—I have found inconsistencies across the state regarding how easy it is to get information about how different Missouri cities spend local tax dollars.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jul 17, 2017

In a sign of the times, Rob Roberts at The Kansas City Business Journal found it newsworthy that a developer seeking  to build a mixed use high rise in Westport is no

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jul 14, 2017

With little fanfare, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed SB 240 into law on June 28.

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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on Jul 11, 2017

We often complain about the rancor in politics these days, but politics has always been filled with acrimony and bitterness. Heck, in 1804 the sitting vice president of the United States, Aaron Burr, shot and killed one of the founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, in a duel.

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By Joseph Haslag, Michael Austin on Jul 11, 2017

The year 1997 marks a grim turning point for Missouri.

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By Graham Renz on Jul 07, 2017

As Cookie Monster is to cookies, Saint Louis is to sales taxes.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jul 05, 2017

Show-Me Institute analysts have opposed spending taxpayer money on sports stadiums in Kansas City,

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jul 03, 2017

A few weeks ago, when engineering firm Burns & McDonnell announced its proposal to finance and build a new billion dollar single terminal at the Kansas City International Airport, it was doing so alone.

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By Crosby Kemper III on Jun 30, 2017

The Show-Me Institute’s Chairman Crosby Kemper III appeared on KCPT's Ruckus on Thursday, June 29, to discuss Kansas City’s convention hotel as well as other local and state issues. Click above to watch the entire show.

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By Rik W. Hafer on Jun 30, 2017

The results are in, and they are hardly surprising: A new study has found that the increase in Seattle’s minimum wage has had detrimental effects on exactly those groups such market interventions are supposed to help.

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