Kentucy Energy Equation Quote of the Day

For all those clamoring that any negative health effects associated with Kentucky coal mining are simply unacceptable – no matter the economic boom the industry allows these small coal mining communities – a key question continues to go infuriatingly unanswered. Why are unelected bureaucrats in Washington D.C. better able to assess the costs and benefits…

History repeats: pension funding potentially even worse

Is Kentucky’s public pension mess even worse than we thought…again? A recent New York Times article by Mary Williams Walsh discusses how the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has revamped the rules for reporting the health of public pension systems. It boils down to this: the new rules require more disclosure and as more information…