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Where liberty comes first.

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Where liberty comes first.

    Election Results, Health Care Prices, and Spending Your Taxes

    Election Results, Health Care Prices, and Spending Your Taxes

    David Stokes, Abigail Wagner and Quin Rizer Join Zach Lawhorn.

    Produced by Show-Me Opportunity

    • 24 min
    Tax Rebate Veto, KC Bus Issues, And The Osage Beach Outlet Mall

    Tax Rebate Veto, KC Bus Issues, And The Osage Beach Outlet Mall

    David Stokes, Elias Taspelas, and SMI Intern Quin Rizer join Zach Lawhorn.

    Produced by Show-Me Opportunity

    • 28 min
    SCOTUS, Scooters, and a Gas Tax Holiday

    SCOTUS, Scooters, and a Gas Tax Holiday

    David Stokes, Susan Pendergrass and Abigail Wagner join Zach Lawhorn.

    Produced by Show-Me Opportunity

    • 32 min
    Inflation is Getting Worse with Dr. Howard Wall

    Inflation is Getting Worse with Dr. Howard Wall

    Howard Wall, Ph.D., directs the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise and is a Senior Research Fellow in the Center for Economics and the Environment. He is also a Professor of Economics in Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship at Lindenwood University.

    Prior to joining Lindenwood in 2011, Wall was a vice president and regional economics adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

    Produced by Show-Me Opportunity

    • 27 min
    St. Louis BOA Indictments And The Future Of Tax Subsidies With Patrick Tuohey And David Stokes

    St. Louis BOA Indictments And The Future Of Tax Subsidies With Patrick Tuohey And David Stokes

    Susan Pendergrass is joined by David Stokes and Patrick Tuohey

    Patrick Tuohey is co-founder and policy director of the Better Cities Project.

    He works with taxpayers, media, and policymakers to foster understanding of the consequences — sometimes unintended — of policies regarding economic development, taxation, education, and transportation. He previously served as the senior fellow of municipal policy at the Show-Me Institute.

    David Stokes is a St. Louis native and a graduate of Saint Louis University High School and Fairfield (Conn.) University. He spent six years as a political aide at the St. Louis County Council before joining the Show-Me Institute in 2007. Stokes was a policy analyst at the Show-Me Institute from 2007 to 2016. From 2016 through 2020 he was Executive Director of Great Rivers Habitat Alliance, where he led efforts to oppose harmful floodplain developments done with abusive tax subsidies. Stokes rejoined the Institute in early 2021 as the Director of Municipal Policy.

    Read Patrick's report here: https://showmeinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/20181203%20-%20TIF%20and%20Political%20Contributions%20-%20Tuohey.pdf

    Produced by Show-Me Opportunity

    • 46 min
    Canceling Student Debt with Neal McCluskey

    Canceling Student Debt with Neal McCluskey

    Neal McCluskey is the director of Cato’s Center for Educational Freedom. He is the author of the book Feds in the Classroom: How Big Government Corrupts, Cripples, and Compromises American Education and is coeditor of several volumes, including School Choice Myths: Setting the Record Straight on Education Freedom and Unprofitable Schooling: Examining Causes of, and Fixes for, America’s Broken Ivory Tower. McCluskey also maintains Cato’s Public Schooling Battle Map, an interactive database of values and identity‐​based conflicts in public schools, and oversees Cato’s Private Schooling Status Tracker.

    • 41 min

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