Pension crisis primer

It is not a secret that Kentucky’s pension system is in serious crisis.  Read more about this here. We will no doubt be hearing more about this in years to come in Kentucky. In fact, don’t be surprised if this issue is dominant in upcoming legislative sessions and election debates. With that in mind, here…

Tax breaks for theme parks

Tax “incentives” are special favors. Tax policy should not be rooted in giving special favors to some and not others. Rates should be low, yes, but they should apply equally to everyone who is engaged in an activity. When you lard up the state tax system with special favors for particular groups, you make it…