Forecast for Kentucky’s economy? Bleak

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and supply-side economist Art Laffer recently released their third edition of “Rich States, Poor States,” which evaluates states’ economic competiveness. Considering its economically stifling policies, it’s not surprising that Kentucky ranks No. 40,(“1″=best,”50″=worst). If I can do simple math and there are still only 50 states (in contrast to…

BIPPS joins liberty groups at Frankfort news conference on Wednesday to call for rejection of radical environmental panel

The Bluegrass Institute will join the Kentucky 9-12 Project and Northern Kentucky Tea Party on Wednesday, June 2, to expose and call for the defunding of the Kentucky Climate Action Plan Council (KCAPC). KCAPC is a phony stakeholder group created at the urging of environmental activists to address a phony global warming problem. Much of…

Jim Waters gives the facts on Jefferson County Schools

Jim Waters presents the facts about the number of failing schools in Jefferson County, how much money is really being spent, and how problems facing the district must be addressed. Waters quotes the Bluegrass Institute, the Prichard Committee and others to paint the picture of what the situation is really like in Jefferson County. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12124631&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Why…