Kentucky legislators head to Frankfort

Tomorrow, January 4th, Kentucky legislators head to Frankfort to begin the 2011 General Assembly. With a shorter 30 day session this year, Kentucky lawmakers are not wasting any time. Legislators have already pre-filed over 100 bills. In December, Senate President David Williams announced the Republican policy agenda for the upcoming session, including charter schools, tax…

Virginia judge declares parts of health care fiasco unconstitutional

Today, in a landmark decision, U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson struck down parts of the new federal health care law. Specifically, Hudson declared the mandate that all individuals buy health insurance unconstitutional. “This won’t be the final round,” remarked Virginia’s attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, who filed the case, “but today is a critical milestone in…