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.
It’s hard to believe that after nearly 30 years charter schools are still a mystery in some parts of the United States. But I still get the question: What is a charter school?
Ah retirement . . . that glorious time at 57 years of age when you can begin drawing roughly $200,000 annually for the rest of your life while simultaneously continuing to work and earn an additional $250,000.
On Ruckus last week we discussed the city’s debt and its profligate spending on the Power & Light District downtown.
Recently, Patrick Ishmael, Show-Me’s Director of Government Accountability, pointed out that Medicaid spending is increasing in Missouri at an alarming rate.
On Thursday, February 8, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss Kansas City's $1.5 billion dollar debt and $811 million employee pension fund shortage, the Greitens tax plan and other big news stories of the week.
Last month the Show-Me Institute published an extensive dataset of state spending from the Office of Administration, stretching back to FY2000 and through FY2017.
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.
The Show-Me Institute’s Chairman Crosby Kemper III appeared on KCPT's Ruckus on February 1 to recap the events of the week including Mike Sanders pleading guilty to wire fraud charges, Jeff Colyer taking over as Kansas Governor and President Trump's first State of the Unio