Missouri was rated 27th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.
California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.
Missouri ranked No. 26 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.
St. Louis ranks 11st worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.
Missouri finished at No. 14 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.
The number of vacant homes in the St. Louis area was nearly 24,200 in the third quarter of 2018, a 2,880-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.
Missouri ranked No. 27 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Missouri is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.
Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Missouri ranked No. 41 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
Columbia College sports programs brought in $235,563 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Missouri that year, according to a Missouri Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Missouri ranked No. 30 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
Missouri ranked No. 24 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.
Missouri ranked No. 20 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).
Missouri posted the 14th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.
Lindenwood University ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Missouri Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.
Missouri’s population increased by 17,840, or 0.3 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in St. Louis is $135.99, 71 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).
University of Missouri-Columbia wrestling brought in $32,371 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Missouri that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
Lindenwood University ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.