Bluegrass Institute Statement: Proposed pension plan doesn’t go far enough

The Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions for years has warned that failing to implement real reforms to Kentucky’s ailing retirement systems could threaten the commonwealth’s entire economy and crowd out funding for other important government services. This is now happening. Our commonwealth faces a $200 million budget deficit and Gov. Bevin has been forced…

Attorney general rules no foul in UofL open meetings challenge, but the public’s right to know is penalized

When the legislature enacted KRS 61.810(2) in 1992, it did so with good intentions. The Open Meetings Act had prohibited secret meetings of a quorum of the members of a public agency where public business was discussed or action taken since its enactment in 1974. But agencies quickly found ways to circumvent the Act by…