Blog

Filter these articles

Show-Me Daily
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.

Show-Me Daily
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.

Show-Me Daily
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.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 03, 2018

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

Show-Me Daily
By Susan Pendergrass on Nov 29, 2018

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

Show-Me Daily
By Abigail Hoyt on Nov 27, 2018

Taking the ACT or the SAT has become an important rite of passage on the path to college for most students. These tests are critical to the future of a huge number of students, so states should care how their students perform on them.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 20, 2018

How many times have proponents of a new terminal at KCI told us that the costs of enplanements do not bear on ticket prices? The answer is every time. The goal might be to assure voters that nothing was going to change, and that they could confidently vote themselves a free airport.

Show-Me Daily
By Frank Catanzaro on Nov 20, 2018

After years of delays and rising costs, the $51 million-dollar Loop Trolley finally opened to the public on Friday. However, passengers who were aboard the Trolley for its maiden voyage didn’t get quite the ride they expected.

Show-Me Daily
By Show-Me Institute Staff on Nov 20, 2018

The Show-Me Institute is pleased to offer internship opportunities for Spring 2019.

Show-Me Daily
By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 19, 2018

Last Thursday on the Kansas City Public Television program Ruckus, panelist Jim Heeter dropped the following bomb about the large increase in the cost of a new single terminal for Kansas City International Airport [start at 21:07],

Pages