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business

Early last week, the Jefferson City-based Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC), a state government agency, published its latest set of state comparative cost-of-living indices.  (See the link below.) MERIC’s new indices estimate the average annual cost of living in 2016 for each state. The National Institute for Labor Relations…(Read More)

taxes

A recent report by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) adds to the evidence that government union officials endowed with monopoly-bargaining and forced-dues privileges routinely wield them to jack up governments’ long-term spending commitments. As a consequence of Big Labor’s compulsory dues-financed lobbying successes, states that give more special privileges…(Read More)

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