Kentucky’s business unfriendly tax codes cause loss of businesses

The Bluegrass Institute has cautioned before that Kentucky’s lack of modern, business-friendly tax codes puts the state at a disadvantage in competing for business to settle here. It’s not just theory. Yesterday’s Kentucky Enquirer had a front page/inside article, “Fear of losing startups may lead Ky. to offer tax credits, Ohio incentives already snagged OneMorePallet.”…

Bill introduced to eliminate the Common Core and the Next Generation Science Standards in Kentucky

House Bill 215, which would eliminate the use of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in Kentucky, was introduced last week in the Kentucky legislature. The bill description in the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission’s web site says: “Create a new section to KRS Chapter 158 to prohibit the…