An idea for a new video game

According to the May edition of The Lane Report, Frogdice, a young video-game company, has been awarded an $80,000 loan from the state “to help purchase software and other equipment.” While it’s great that the company, as the report indicated, plans to hire seven new employees by 2014 and pay them an average annual salary…

‘Prince of Pork’ no more?

Via Ezra Klein: Forget Paul Ryan, appropriations chair Hal Rogers is the real GOP hatchet man, writes Suzy Khimm: “Two weeks ago, Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, made the GOP’s next big move to slash spending for social programs. In a little-noticed proposal, Rogers detailed how the GOP wants to…

Whatever gave it away?

Without charter schools, Kentucky is once again set up to miss out on Race to the Top funding. The Obama administration announced today that it will release a third round of RttT cash. Kentucky and eight other states are eligible to compete for a $10 million to $50 million slice each of the third round’s…