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By Frank Catanzaro on Aug 09, 2018

University City officials are considering a $190 million-dollar development with apartments, restaurants, and a big retail store.  But there’s a catch . . . they want taxpayers to kick in almost 40% of the cost . . . just over 70 million dollars!

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By Thomas A. Lambert on Jun 22, 2018

It doesn’t happen often, but markets can fail.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jun 22, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss the delayed opening of Kansas City’s new airport, a sales tax proposal to fund universal pre-K in Kansas City, and other state and local issues.

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By Edward Glaeser on May 24, 2018

Harvard economist and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Edward Glaeser appeared at Saint Louis University on May 9, 2018 as part of the Show-Me Institute’s Speakers Series. Glaeser discussed the great domestic crisis of the 21st century: the “flight from work” by prime-age men.

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If government is going to spend your money, shouldn’t you at least be able to see how? Unfortunately, depending on where you live this isn’t always the case.

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By Will Scharf on Feb 28, 2018

In this policy breakfast, Will Scharf, Policy Director for the Office of Governor Eric Greitens, provides an update on Missouri's current legislative session. He also takes questions from the audience.

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By Brenda Talent on Feb 23, 2018

On Thursday, February 22, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on KETC's Donnybrook  to discuss controversies in Jefferson City, the effectiveness of the St.

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By Crystal Quade, Elijah Haahr on Feb 21, 2018

In this policy lunch, Rep. Crystal Quade (D-Greene County) and Rep. Elijah Haahr (R-Springfield) provide an update on the current legislative session in Missouri’s House of Representatives. Afterward, they take questions from the audience.

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By Frank Catanzaro on Feb 06, 2018

Missouri's transportation system is critical to the state's economy, but the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) says it doesn’t have the funds needed to maintain the state highway system in the near future.

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By James V. Shuls on Jan 26, 2018

Only 22 percent of Missouri ACT test-takers scored “college-ready” in 2016, so it's clear that we have a problem. That’s why Missouri should look at new ways to reform its education system. One solution could be education savings accounts (ESAs).

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