Protesters in Frankfort should be reminded of some key facts about Kentucky coal

Hundreds turned out in Frankfort on Valentines Day for an event organized by Kentuckians for the Commonwealth to protest one of Kentucky’s most important industries: coal mining, and mountain top removal. Though protecting Kentucky’s picturesque sceneries and wildlife should be a top priority for Kentuckians, before more citizens in the commonwealth show support for such a…

WHAS11 coverage of black ministers’ reaction to “educational genocide” in Jefferson County schools

The latest development in the shocking story of what Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday cites as “educational genocide” in Jefferson County’s persistently low-achieving public schools is breaking today at Shawnee High School. A coalition of black ministers from the West End of Louisville, fed up with years of poor education for their town’s young…

News Alert: New Bluegrass Institute chairman expresses commitment to individual liberty, constitutional government

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Lexington native and banker Tim Yessin has been elected the new chairman of the board of directors of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s free-market think tank. Born and raised in Lexington, Yessin graduated with honors in economics from the University of Kentucky. He has 18 years of banking experience and is currently…