Earlier this year, Michael Rathbone and I published an essay examining migration trends for Missouri.
In my first post on property taxes in Saint Louis City, I discussed how the city’s property tax collections are limited, necessitating a reliance on other forms of taxation to
The release of the scores from the 2015 MAP test a few weeks ago has brought with it new discussion about standardized tes
For cities across the country, property taxes make up a large—sometimes the largest—source of tax revenue. For instance, more than 90% of Portland’s revenue comes from property taxes.
Back in April I noted that the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) was mulling significant changes to the way that cities and counties reported their tax incentive liabi
The Saint Louis Board of Aldermen met yesterday to discuss a modified proposal that would have raised the city’s minimum wage to $13 per hour by 2020.
In Missouri, once a union becomes the “exclusive representative” for a group of public employees, that union remains in power indefinitely. Another election will not be scheduled unless employees organize against the union and successfully gather enough signatures for a decertification election.
Ronald Reagan once said that Americans "should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added." Unfortunately, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has