While Kentucky law allows health boards to adopt regulations to enforce laws created by elected officials, the state’s high court said the Health Nannies that populate these appointed boards may not usurp the role of legislators.
After Hopkins Co. Attorney Todd P’Pool indicated he would not enforce a smoking ban that did not bear the vote of elected officials, a watered-down ban was approved by the local fiscal court.
Bluegrass Institute President Jim Waters joins host Pat Ballard tomorrow (Monday) at 7:30 a.m. (Central) on 730 WFMW-AM and WKTG 94.9 FM for BIPPS’ inaugural appearance on Madisonville’s airwaves.
Listen live here as Jim and Pat focus the mission of the Bluegrass Institute and why it’s important to limit the scope of regulatory powers in order to protect Kentuckians’ individual liberties.
Read here about how the recent Kentucky Supreme Court ruling represents a BIPPS victory for individual liberty, private-property rights and for accountability in government — even at the local level. Help keep BIPPS fighting for freedom in the Bluegrass State. Click on the “Donate” button at www.bipps.org.