Wasting money to argue about money

Frankfort is a mess right now. The General Assembly’s “special” session carries a price tag of $63,000 each day.Governor Steve Beshear is traveling the state by plane to defend his plan to borrow $166 million from next year’s budget to cover this year’s Medicaid budget shortfall. Traveling by plane is not cheap. Kentucky’s citizens, taxpayers,…

Special session short

While Kentucky’s state legislators remain embroiled in a conflict over the Medicaid budget deficit, commonwealth taxpayers are footing the bill. The special session runs a tab of $63,000 per day. The Bluegrass Institute has covered the debate in our weekly column here and on the Bluegrass Blog here. To stay updated on the special session,…