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By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 11, 2018

No one seems to know what is going on with the KCI new single terminal project. Or if they do know, they aren’t leveling with the public. A recent story in The Kansas City Star includes the following:

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By Emily Stahly on Dec 07, 2018

Back in 1980, 13 percent of people were living below the federal poverty line, and 13 percent had standards of living that qualified them as poor.

By Patrick Ishmael on Dec 07, 2018

On Thursday, December 6, Show-Me Institute Director of Government Accountability Patrick Ishmael appeared on KWMU-St. Louis Radio’s St. Louis on the Air to discuss the future of health care in America.

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By James V. Shuls on Dec 05, 2018

There is a strange notion going around that public schools are the only place, or the best place, to inculcate students with the values of citizenship.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Dec 04, 2018

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Medicaid costs in Missouri are expected to increase drastically again next year. This yearly refrain will continue again into State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2020, as indicated by the recently released state department requests for next year’s budget.

By Andrew G. Biggs on Dec 04, 2018

Can above-average investment returns solve Missouri's pension crisis? Dr. Andrew Biggs of the American Enterprise Institute reveals the answer in our "Ask an Economist" series.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 03, 2018

If you aren’t a regular reader of Tony Messenger’s column in the St.

By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 30, 2018

When ESPN Radio host Bernie Miklasz took to the air to attack David Hunn’s St.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Nov 29, 2018

Wait, what? One of the largest local school districts in St.

By Show-Me Institute Staff on Nov 29, 2018

2018 was a year of change in Missouri. Lawmakers passed much-needed tax cuts for families and businesses, expanded education options for Missouri students, cut burdensome red tape, and fought back against big government through labor and transparency reform.