NPR, I beg to differ…

This morning NPR interviewed economist Dean Baker.  He claimed that there is too much focus on the budget deficit in recent months and that if anything the federal government needs to be spending MORE money.  He believes that job creation should be focus of discussion and even went as far as to say that there…

Quote(s) of the day: Forecasting bankruptcy, higher healthcare costs

Predictions offered by Ed Lane, publisher of The Lane Report: Government:“Watch for prepackaged bankruptcies for cities, counties and states unable to pay contractual obligations for employees'[sic] pensions and healthcare. The trend could start in California, Michigan, New Jersey or New York.” Automotive: “Higher U.S. automotive sales will boost employment at Kentucky’s manufacturing and assembly plans…

Taking liberty to the airwaves: BIPPS opposes meth proposal on WKYU-PBS

Jim Waters, Bluegrass Institute vice president of policy and communications, will appear on “Outlook,” a public affairs television program hosted by Barbara Deeb on WKYU-PBS to discuss legislative proposals to make pseudoephedrine — used to make the dangerous drug methamphetamine — a controlled substance requiring a prescription for purchase. Tommy Loving, director of the Bowling…

Operation: Open Records 2011

It’s the season once again! The 2011 Open Records Project is underway. The hub for the project can be found on FreedomKentucky.org here.  This page will host links and brief descriptions of all the open records requests made this year.  The page provides a link to each individual request so that the progress and results…