Missouri Candidates Should Get Real

The Missouri gubernatorial race will likely turn on “character” but that’s too bad; Missourians need to hear about some other things this fall.
October 20, 2004, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Missouri’s gubernatorial race will likely turn on “character,” but what Missourians really need to hear about is the state’s spreading land-use and competitive crisis, write the program’s Bruce Katz and Mark Muro in a new op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Katz and Muro argue that the Show Me State stands at a crossroads and needs to face up to its extreme exurban sprawl as well as the need to bolster its flagging town and city centers to attract and retain the educated workers.

Thanks to Elena Sheridan

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Published on Tuesday, October 19, 2004 in The Brookings Institution
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