Show-Me Daily
By James V. Shuls on Mar 12, 2018

Public funding for higher education has been on the wane in Missouri.

Show-Me Daily
By Andrew B. Wilson on Mar 12, 2018

You might think that as a Midwestern state, Missouri would be less exposed than most other states to damaging repercussions from the Trump administration decision to impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Ishmael on Mar 09, 2018

On Monday, February 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Janus v.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 08, 2018

Imagine someone knocking on your door with a business proposal. He and his partners want to build on the vacant lot next to your home. Right now the venture is a guaranteed money-loser, but if you chip in some of your money, the other investors are guaranteed a better return.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 08, 2018

Anyone who has been paying attention to the Show-Me Institute over the past few years knows that our analysts are not impressed with a number of economic development subsidy programs in Missouri.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 07, 2018

In the 2017 legislative session, we published posts in favor of reforming mandatory minimum sentencing and

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Susan Pendergrass on Mar 07, 2018

If you google “What is the value of a high school diploma?” you get some pretty inspiring results: “Though it may seem like a cliché, the value of a high school diploma cannot be overstated.

Media Appearances
By Brenda Talent on Mar 07, 2018

Brenda Talent appeared on ABC 30’s The Allman Report on March 6 to raise questions about the creation of a task force to study charter schools

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Emily Stahly on Mar 06, 2018

A high-school diploma is supposed to mean something. A student who earns one should be ready to attend college or a trade school, or to start working right away. But a diploma’s value depends on the quality of the school that stands behind it.

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