In Missouri, a single parent employed full time at a minimum wage job will still be in poverty. Some see this as justification for raising the minimum wage, on the grounds that no one who works full-time should be in poverty.
The video above—which you'll notice was largely produced here in Kansas City—has been out for a few months, but "broke out" in construction circles on social media in the last week or so, which is how I came across it.
Having completed a soon-to-be-released paper on Missouri’s profligate special taxing districts such as transportation development districts (TDDs) and community improvement districts (CIDs) with Graham Renz, I was pleased to see this
It might not surprise readers to learn that government bureaucrats overspend. But the Kansas City Water Services Department spent a great deal of money on a video promoting . . . water.
Yesterday marked a step forward for transparent government in Missouri. The Missouri Treasurer’s Office announced the creation of an online checkbook that tracks how and with whom the state is spending our tax dollars.
Last year, voters in the City of St. Louis approved a rather ambiguous half-percent sales tax hike, Proposition 1.
Immediately following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
If you’re hoping that a new report on Kansas City’s economic development incentives accurately assesses their value, I’ve got some bad news.