Thoughts on Mickelson and tax rates
Axiom Strategies says that golfer Phil Mickelson has a point when it comes to high taxes impacting where someone might choose to live.
Kansas could prove a cautionary tale for Oklahoma on income tax cuts
The Wichita Eagle Blog writes that Kansas' potential revenue shortfall is now being used as a cautionary tale in Oklahoma, which failed to pass an income tax cut.
Reconsidering the concept of 'responsible bidders' for construction jobs
Show-Me Daily suggests that non-union bidders should be allowed to compete for construction projects in Saint Louis County.
Internal strife plagues Missouri Democrats
The Missouri Record believes it wasn't a good week for the Missouri Democrats and that the problems are mostly of their own doing.
How the new definition of rape will lead to a change in reporting in Kansas City
Chief's Blog contends that the changing definition of rape will increase the number of reports and victims in Kansas City.
Gov. Nixon touches on Medicaid, education and campaign finance in speech
20 Pounds of Headlines breaks down Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address, which covered his proposed Medicaid expansion, education and campaign finance reform.
Nixon administration to push for Medicaid funding in budget
PoliticMo notes that Gov. Nixon's administration detailed the budget priorities prior to his State of the State and paying for a potential Medicaid expansion tops the list.
Looking at the gender gap and gun control
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix wonders if the gender gap -- recent polls suggest that more women than men approve a ban on semiautomatic assault rifles -- could be the deciding factor in gun control legislation.