Beshear gives himself an A+

Gov. Steve Beshear’s video message released Friday discussed the just-completed legislative session. “When we entered the 2009 General Assembly session, the legislature and I understood that our state’s future was truly on the line. All of us knew we were working toward something much larger than ourselves, so we ignored labels like Democrat and Republican,…

How about 1-800-NO-WASTE?

When the Kentucky legislature raised cigarette taxes last month, they did it promising to raise nearly $150 million in new tobacco taxes to go toward the old overspending. Also part of the rationale for the tax hike was that it would incentivize people to quit smoking. Today, though, we get the first public acknowledgement from…