MEDIA ALERT. Open-records response: Beshear ignoring his own COVID-19 rules at the Governor’s Mansion

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 4, 2020 A response to an open records request filed by the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s first and only free-market think tank, reveals that Gov. Andy Beshear is not abiding by the same COVID-19 protocol he’s forced upon every business and employee in Kentucky he determines “nonessential.”…

Open records appeal: Is the governor’s house following COVID-19 dictates forced on all other Ky. homes?

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Today, the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s first and only free market think tank, filed an appeal with the state attorney general’s office after failing to receive a response from Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration to an open-records request regarding whether the governor’s mansion…

Recommendations for a taxpayer-friendly COVID-19 legislative finale offering promise for post-virus recovery

With the Kentucky General Assembly returning to its work today, the Bluegrass Institute urges legislators to make their sole constitutional obligation of passing a balanced budget their top priority. Now isn’t the time to raise taxes and increase spending. There will already be enough of that occurring at both the federal and state levels to…