In Lexington Herald-Leader columnist Tom Eblen’s latest column, he quotes local councilman Jay McChord as saying: “What we need to do is change people’s lifestyles.” The column is about how 100 of Kentucky’s 120 counties are closing a street or highway for a few hours on Oct. 11 so that residents can take walk, enjoy…
Those who really care about Kentucky’s children are willing to give parents a choice. Click here to read the entire article.
While local governments put projects on hold, cut jobs and reduce benefits, KACo’s top executives were spending tax dollars on sports tickets and strippers. Click here to listen to the audio commentary.
Bluegrass Institute columnist Jim Waters will make the case for allowing restaurant owners, employees and customers to make decisions concerning smoking bans, free of government interference. Click here to read the entire article.
(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Should government force restaurant and bar owners to ban smoking in their privately owned establishments? Should Frankfort’s politicians be allowed to trample on local communities’ smoking policies? Should constitutional principles be surrendered to satisfy the insatiable appetite of health nannies for more government control of our lives? These questions will be debated…
When it comes to answering tough questions in the public sphere, Kentucky taxpayers simply want to know: Where’s Ben? Click here to read the entire column.
Good news about the economy could provide an insurmountable obstacle for a government-run health care system. Click here to read the entire article
Some media coverage of the press conference held in Louisville on Monday to release our report on Tier 5 schools in Kentucky can be found here, here and here
Show your support for Charter Schools in Kentucky by voting “Yes” in our latest poll question at www.bipps.org.
A new Bluegrass Institute report highlights the Kentucky Department of Education’s failure to implement promised changes to address continual long-term poor performance in the commonwealth’s worst schools. Click here to read entire news release.