After a nine-month tour of America in 1831, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville published Democracy in America, a volume that remains one of the best descriptions of American civic and political life.
Recent news that the owners of a new Major League Soccer franchise in St. Louis will not be getting $40 million in state tax credits is welcome. They may receive a smaller amount, perhaps as low as $5.7 million.
In a recent article on the front page of the New York Times, Dana Goldstein explained how textbook companies selectively omit or add information to history textbooks for sale in Tex
Like a horror film bogeyman, legislation creating film tax credits is back!
California’s Proposition 13 was enacted in 1978 as a reaction against high property taxes and some dramatic increases in tax assessments year over year.
Have you ever seen a word that you use all the time without thinking about it and paused to consider what it actually means? That happened to me recently with the word “accredited.” I think it was because I saw a sign saying that the Metropolitan Police Department of the City of St.
Missouri’s Medicaid program is getting a poor return on each taxpayer dollar, and that is a serious problem.
In Missouri, it may seem like school choice is only for Kansas City and St. Louis, since they are the only two districts in the state with charter schools. However, there are areas in the rest of the state where thousands of students could benefit from more educational options.