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Video: Tax Reforms In Missouri

June 13th, 2017 · No Comments

Show Me Institute’s Patrick Ishmael delivered testimony in Springfield, MO regarding tax reform and tax credits. Hat tip: FM NewsTalk 97.1 – Fox News Radio – St. Louis, MO Related: SMI: ESSAY: EDUCATION, INCOME, AND SOCIAL BEHAVIOR ACROSS MISSOURI Lawsuit Filed to Uncover True Cost to Taxpayer of Renewable Energy Scheme in Missouri

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Show Me Institute’s 2017 Blueprint for Missouri

January 5th, 2017 · No Comments

     Click here to watch Patrick Tuohey from the Show Me Institute discusses charter schools, course access, and cost per student with guest host Chris Arps. Related: Video: Brenda Talent of the Show Me Institute Video: Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying  

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Video: Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying

March 13th, 2013 · No Comments

Most lobbyists who vie for tax dollars are privately funded. But some public entities — cities, public employee groups and others — hire lobbyists using taxpayer dollars, in order to lobby higher levels of government for even more tax dollars. Show-Me Institute Policy Analyst David Stokes discusses the concept briefly in this video. Related: Forbes […]

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Video: Paperless Ticketing: Are You a ‘Belieber?’ – Kacie Galbraith – Show-Me Institute

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip:showmeinstitute Ticketmaster is proposing paperless ticketing technology that would limit the freedom of fans to buy, sell, and give away tickets to concerts and other events. Show-Me Institute Research Assistant Kacie Galbraith stopped by the recent Justin Bieber concert in Saint Louis to ask fans what they think of the change.

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Video: Brenda Talent of the Show Me Institute

May 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip:dsm0012 Brenda Talent, executive director of the Show Me Institute, speaks at the Your Money, Your Values, Your Vote meeting in Chesterfield, MO. This was a stop on the FRC and Heritage Foundation sponsored Values Bus tour. Brenda talked about the Show Me Institute, a free-market think tank that […]

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Video: Who Should Pay for Highways?

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip: showmeinstitute The Missouri Department of Transportation, MODOT, is looking into ways of funding necessary maintenance on the main east-to-west highway across Missouri — Interstate 70. One funding option is to raise the gas tax state-wide. An alternative proposal from MODOT is to institute a toll on the highway. […]

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