News Alert: Bluegrass Institute energy report: EPA regulation proposals ‘redundant’

A new report by the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky’s free-market think tank, assesses the effects of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on the commonwealth’s economy. “2013 Bluegrass Energy Report: The EPA’s Economic Impact on Kentucky” discusses these regulations by: identifying specific regulations that impact the commonwealth’s economy through higher energy costs and industry job loss demonstrating…

Video: BIPPS talks public employee pension reform on KET’s Kentucky Tonight

Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters joined a panel discussion about how much progress was really made toward public pension reform during the 2013 Kentucky General Assembly. (click on the image below to view the video)                       Read more about solutions to Kentucky’s public pension crisis.

Action Alert: We need your help on KET tonight!

The state’s public pension crisis takes center stage on statewide television tonight! Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters will appear as part of a panel on KET’s Kentucky Tonight discussing how much, if any, progress was made toward repairing Kentucky’s damaged and woefully underfunded public pension system. Joining Jim on the panel will be Bryan Sunderland,…

Mercatus and Bluegrass Scholars report: Kentucky is not economically competitive, Part 3 of 4

Matt Mitchell – Citizen Education Seminar from Bluegrass Institute on Vimeo. Recently the Bluegrass Institute partnered with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University to host its Citizen Education Seminar at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Lexington. The event included both Bluegrass Institute and Mercatus scholars discussing the most pertinent barriers standing in the way of Kentucky’s…