A recent study of Missouri's economic climate doesn't bring good news. Michael Rathbone of the Show Me Institute tells News Talk KZRG how Missouri stacks up to its neighbors:
"My co-author and I examined Missouri's economy over two different time periods. Both times, we found that the state's economy and job growth lagged behind other neighboring states."
Rathbone says in looking at numbers both before and after the recent recession, Missouri's economic growth was flat when compared to states like Oklahoma and Nebraska. You can find the full report at this link.