Another coal community bites the dust

Despite numerous federal judges ruling against Administrator Lisa Jackson and her Environmental Protection Agency’s overstep into Appalachia’s coal industry, Kentucky’s energy sector continues to feel the brunt of  Jackson’s mission to choke the economic vitality out of the Bluegrass State’s most prized natural resource. Of the 135,000 laborers in the coal industry, 2,000 have lost…

New Bluegrass Institute report: Bang for the Buck 2012

(EMINENCE, Ky.) – A new Bluegrass Institute study ranking efficiency in Kentucky’s public schools confirms that the commonwealth’s students – even those from poor homes – can receive a better education in spite of current economic challenges that impact the state budget and education funding. “Bang for the Buck 2012: How efficient are Kentucky’s schools?”…