Quote of the day: The contrast between Obama’s and Bevin’s executive orders ‘could not be starker’

“I’ve heard the Courier-Journal call out Kentucky Republicans for applauding Gov. Bevin’s actions after having criticized President Obama’s executive orders over the past seven years. The flaw in this argument is there is a statute on the books in Kentucky specifically authorizing Gov. Bevin’s actions. There is no such federal statute to authorize the president’s…

BIPPS on KentuckyWired’s downsizing

Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters, who attended the recent Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR) summit in Pikeville, is quoted on Watchdog.org. Waters points out that Gov. Matt Bevin’s announcement that the duplicative and costly KentuckyWired project had been scaled back is a ‘partial victory’ for taxpayers. Read the complete article here. The Bluegrass Institute also…

Bluegrass Beacon – Bathrooms to broadband: Government control is out of control

Are Washington’s policies these days regarding everything from bathrooms to broadband intentionally designed to systematically trash the constitutionally protected power of states, local governments and even the people themselves? Maybe. Maybe not. Whatever the intentions, those are the results. Where, for example, does the U.S. Constitution even remotely allow a president enthroned in Washington to…