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MISSOURI NAMED ‘’A SINKHOLE STATE”

A recent study conducted by Truth in Accounting named Missouri “a sinkhole state” as it came in ranked as the 31st worst state in the nation for financial stability. Even though Missouri has measures in place that require legislators to balance the budget, their misleading ways of accounting allow Missouri’s financial situation to look much better than it actually […]

Issues

City Government Looks to Regulate Innovative Small Business

October 23, 2014 J

Here they go again! Another city council is singling out and punishing a small a business with new rules and red tape. This time it’s Columbia, Missouri and the small business is Uber. So what is Uber guilty of? Providing car rides to Missourians in a more convenient manner and at a lower cost than taxi companies. […]

Insight to Action: Spreading the Message of Freedom- Webinar

September 16, 2014

Make sure you tune into this week’s Insight to Action webinar with Dr. Arthur Brooks. Dr. Brooks will be discussing how to correctly deliver our message of freedom and prosperity so it can spread like wild fire throughout our local communities. Dr. Brooks is the president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Before leading AEI, […]

Insight to Action: Rich States Poor States-Webinar

September 10, 2014

Have you ever wondered why your state’s economy has been failing? Or on the other hand, why your region has been a hub for economic growth and prosperity? On Thursday, September 11, you will have these questions answered by ALEC’s Director of the Center for State Fiscal Reform and the Tax and Fiscal Policy Task […]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014 J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]