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By Andrew B. Wilson on Feb 07, 2020

How do you pull the wool over taxpayers’ eyes in making a financial obligation totaling more than $2 billion disappear from sight?

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By Rex Sinquefield, Andrew B. Wilson on Jan 28, 2020

What was the greatest Super Bowl commercial of all time?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 14, 2020

A version of this op-ed was published by the Kansas City Star.

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By Andrew B. Wilson on Dec 16, 2019

Imagine you are in a car accident on New Year’s Eve. Like Jason Bourne in The Bourne Identity, you wake up to a strange new reality: You don’t know who you are, where you are, and what you have done in your time on earth. That’s how the new year begins for you.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 13, 2019

The St. Louis Business Journal recently published details of a report that placed St. Louis in the top ten “untapped cities” for startups. This is encouraging, but another study out of Arizona on barriers to business creation was less positive, showing that St.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Susan Pendergrass on Nov 06, 2019

Last week, Missouri got its latest grades on “The Nation’s Report Card,” (an assessment given to public-school 4th- and 8th-graders in each state every two years by the U.S. Department of Education), and the news isn’t good.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Patrick Tuohey on Nov 05, 2019

A lot of people around the country have cheered a recent agreement by the governments of Missouri and Kansas to end their economic development border war, including this recent piece in

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Patrick Tuohey on May 24, 2019

The following commentary also appeared in the Kansas City Star.

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By Susan Pendergrass on May 13, 2019

Legislative sessions are wrapping up, and students and parents in some states have scored major wins. Lawmakers have seen beyond the breathless claims that school choice kills public education and recognized that children are unique and have unique needs.

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