News Release: Government transparency and accountability the theme of the Bluegrass Institute’s 2017 Liberty Awards event @ Keeneland

  For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Making government more transparent, accountable and accessible to citizens was the theme of the Bluegrass Institute’s 2017 Legislative Breakfast and Liberty Awards event at the Keeneland Racecourse. The late Lowell Reese was honored posthumously with a Liberty Award presented to his widow, Carol, and…

Bluegrass Beacon: Giving unaffordable pension benefits an economically fatal practice

Like Bernie Sanders refuses to acknowledge socialism’s devastating impact on previously prosperous Venezuela, supporters of Kentucky’s pension status quo – who seem largely illiterate about how defined-benefit systems work – refuse to concede that inadequate funding is not the primary cause of the commonwealth’s pension woes. If it was, then why is the County Employees’…