$2 Trillion

You think it’s hard to cut spending in Frankfort? This short video I produced with Austin Bragg helps explain the trouble with the federal government’s “multi-year budget cuts.” They’re just not very credible projections. Here’s a Jim Waters op-ed on the challenge of cutting spending from the Herald-Leader.

Kentucky moves Medicaid to managed care

Yesterday, Gov. Beshear hosted a press conference announcing the move of Kentucky’s Medicaid population to managed care. The state has selected three new companies to manage the commonwealth’s Medicaid population: CoventryCares, WellCare, and Centene Corp. Each has signed a three-year contract. Meanwhile, the state renewed Passport Health Plan’s contract for one more year. In a…

What does ‘free market’ mean?

The Bluegrass Institute is a free market think tank. But what does “free market” mean? In a new page entitled “Free market” on FreedomKentucky.org, Bluegrass Institute intern Brian Deignan does a great job of giving Kentuckians an introduction to some important components of freedom in the marketplace. “In a free market, individuals or individual entities…