You just never know what an open-records request might reveal

(…It also might offer some clues about why the Williams/Farmer ticket got beat so soundly in the November election. It certainly isn’t because the incumbent had great ideas to move Kentucky forward.) This from today’s (Louisville) Courier-Journal (emphasis added): FRANKFORT, KY.— The Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture…

PODCAST: Jim Waters talks transparency, armed guards with Heartland

Jim Waters, President of The Bluegrass Institute, sat down for a conversation with the Heartland Institute about recent transparency troubles in the Kentucky General Assembly. Listen here. This is particularly timely as the Lexington Herald-Leader praised the General Assemblyfor how open its budget negotiations were during this session. Jim accurately describes why that is not…

Who embraces the free market more: NH or KY?

Kentucky gets left behind again. The Heritage Foundation is reporting that  the New Hampshire legislature has passed a voucher program and joined the ranks of the most states by embracing school choice as a viable option for education reform. Kentucky still does not have school choice legislation. Interestingly this is not the first time that New Hampshire…