Along with education gaps and budget gaps, Frankfort suffers from a serious ”credibility gap” these days. Click here to read the latest Bluegrass Beacon.
Senate Bill 40 has been introduced to the state Senate. This bill requires quasi-governmental agencies that receive state funding to post financial/spending information online and be subject to the Kentucky Open Records Act. These agencies include the Kentucky League of Cites and the Kentucky Association of Counties. The Herald-Leader reported on the bill here. Transparency…
“We need a crusade to save our children — a crusade as powerful and as broad-based as the 1960’s crusade for civil rights.” columnist William Raspberry
“If you condition people to everyday, all day, depend on the government to do their thinking for them – they will become more obedient.” Congressman Ron Paul
“The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”
More than 3,000 suggestions were offered in response to Gov. Beshear’s request for ideas on how to make state government work better, more efficiently and at less cost to taxpayers. Taxpayers await the governor’s response. Click here to listen to the 90-second audio commentary.
Recently several portals have been added to FreedomKentucky.org in an effort to make it easier for you to find the information you need about issues that affect you everyday! These portals are a gateway to a variety of information about issues such as special needs education, prevailing wage, the 2010 Kentucky general assembly, etc… Below…
Tim Yessin, a member of the Bluegrass Institute Board of Directors and a vice president with Fifth Third Bank’s Private Bank, will be talking about the state budget on “Kentucky Tonight” on KET tonight at 8 p.m. (EST) Also appearing on the program with host Bill Goodman is Andy Hightower, executive director of Kentucky Club…
A growing mountain of evidence suggests charter schools positively impact graduation rates. Click here to read the latest Bluegrass Bullets.
President Obama mistakenly thinks that forcing Americans to purchase health insurance is no different than requiring drivers to purchase automobile insurance. Click here to read the latest edition of the Bluegrass Beacon.