Bipartisanship on schools?

Kentucky teachers unions’ stranglehold on schools has resulted in the commonwealth being one of the very worst places in the nation for those who value the competition of school choice. That may change regardless of who is elected POTUS on November 4: “Apparently, both candidates realize the value of competition in schools:Here are Obama‚Äôs exact…

Hey Skippy, can you swim?

The actuarial report on Kentucky’s Affordable Prepaid Tuition (KAPT) program will show an additional $35.7 million in red ink when it becomes available sometime in the next few days, sources within state government report. The program has been a constant money-losing proposition for taxpayers since current Finance and Administration Jonathan “Skippy” Miller promoted the idea…

Judge Wingate? Hello?

Everyone in Judge Thomas Wingate’s office appears to be taking a late lunch in a bizarre twist on Gov. Steve Beshear’s internet domain seizure case. It is an odd challenge for Judge Wingate, and might even explain a couple of martini’s at the local watering hole on a Thursday afternoon for a staff that was…

Finally, we’re legal again!

Kentucky law has mandated since 1982 that the executive branch have no more than 33,000 employees. The good news, Mark Hebert reports, is that we have finally gotten down to that number after many years of ignoring the law.It has been very easy to attack official Frankfort for mostly ignoring the growing $27 billion public…