BIPPS joins fifth annual National School Choice Week to close academic gaps, promote educational liberty for Kentucky families

Week-long series looks at various types of school choice For Immediate Release: Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015                        Contact: Jim Waters @ 270-320-4376  (Frankfort, Ky.) – To show support for enhancing and expanding educational opportunities for all families, the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s first and only free-market think tank, is joining with supporters of educational…

Right-to-work rolls through Kentucky counties: Hardin County votes 8-1 against forced unionism; Cumberland, Pulaski next?

After right-to-work supporters were deemed everything from “racists” to “corporatists” to “union busters,” the Hardin County Fiscal Court voted 8-1 on Tuesday to pass the final reading of a right-to-work ordinance first approved on Dec. 23. The vote means Hardin County joins Warren, Simpson, Fulton and Todd as Kentucky’s right-to-work counties. Cumberland County Fiscal Court,…

Right-to-work: Coming to a (Butler?) county near you

Butler County Fiscal Court in Morgantown moves toward considering a right-to-work ordinance. Warren, Simpson, Fulton and Todd counties have all passed second readings of right-to-work ordinances. Hardin and Cumberland counties have passed first readings unanimously and have scheduled second readings on meeting agendas in January. A favorite argument of right-to-work opponents involves accusations of “freeloading.”…