Tennessee: Your difference is showing

If you check out Western Kentucky University’s new Center for Applied Economics online, here’s some things you will find out about the commonwealth and its economic vitality: Kentucky’s economy relies more heavily on manufacturing than all of the surrounding states other than Indiana. The commonwealth is 59 percent more dependent on manufacturing than the national…

Why did Gov. Beshear go AWOL?

More now from Gov. Steve Beshear’s recent interview with Tony Cruise on Louisville’s WHAS-AM. Here, Beshear is explaining why he went AWOL from the Capitol after calling lawmakers back into a special session to address Kentucky’s Medicaid budget deficit at a cost of $63,500 per day: Actually, I think what voters expect is for Beshear…