Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jun 13, 2007

In today's The Hill, an article points to the excesses of pork barrel spending by Democrats and Republicans in the Defense Authorization Bill going through the Senate. Sen.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By David Stokes on Jun 12, 2007

Those of us here at the Show-Me Institute have strongly supported the midwife legislation passed by the legislature.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jun 12, 2007

In today's Columbia Missourian, an article discusses the problems that the Missouri Legislature is having in finding an appropriate amount to tax to improve transportation infrastructu

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Jun 12, 2007

A letter to the editor in the Columbia Daily Tribune suggests that we should allow people to serve as state legislators only if they are at least 40 years old:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Jun 12, 2007

D. Kent King, the state's Commissioner of Education, says "no" to the St. Louis Public Schools' appeal of the state takeover:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Maurice Harris on Jun 12, 2007

In today's SE Missourian, an article discusses the sorry financial state that Puxico, MO, is in.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Eric D. Dixon on Jun 11, 2007

On May 24, the Springfield News-Leader published an editorial about eminent domain, highlighting the fact that Ozark, a town outlying Springfield to the south, ended up electing a new m

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Jun 11, 2007

In the Southeast Missourian, Dr. Eric G. Morton describes his concerns with the midwife legislation:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By David Stokes on Jun 08, 2007

Tucked into an article about plans to turn part of the Gateway Mall into a sculpture garden is a very interesting quote from Alderwoman Phyllis Young, who repres

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Jun 08, 2007

Here's a bad idea that didn't make it into the Missouri HealthNet bill — a "rewards debit card":

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