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We recently submitted an open records request to obtain the proposal that was provided to the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services by University Health Care, Inc. (Passport Health Plan) for Fiscal Year 2011 services including all exhibits, appendices, attachments, and other associated documentation that was part of the negotiation basis for the contract negotiated with University Health Care, Inc.
You can can up with the request process here.
“The Bush and Obama administrations pumped $80 billion in taxpayer money into Chrysler and GM, with Obama guiding the companies into bankruptcy. The companies are now reporting profits, Chrysler has paid back all but $1.3 billion of its federal infusion, and the White House says the overall loss to taxpayers will be $14 billion, far less than first expected.” –Associated Press
“Nobody was pushing me.”
“This year is just so much better.”
Raven Smock, Senior Class Student, The Academy at Shawnee in Louisville
Quoted in Education Week
Note: Smock made these comments while recalling a teacher who walked out of class last year due to frustration with student behavior. Why did it have to take the federal government pushing us to finally do the right thing to get those “give up” teachers out of Ms. Smock’s school?
John Garen, Ph.D., University of Kentucky economics professor and adjunct scholar for the Bluegrass Institute, will join three other economists on KET’s Kentucky Tonight on Monday at 8 p.m. (EDT).
Garen will be joined by fellow economic professors Brian Strow of Western Kentucky University, Chris Phillips of Somerset Community College and Malcolm Robinson of Thomas More College.
The panel will discuss the nation’s economic condition, including the federal budget and debt limit.
Kentucky Tonight is hosted by Bill Goodman and will be replayed Wednesday at 2 a.m.
Garen is the author of the Bluegrass Institute publication “Fears versus facts about school choice: An overview of issues surrounding the effects of competition on public education.”
To see other Bluegrass Institute articles by Garen, click here.
“It’s time to get involved and find out what these candidates are going to do about our failing schools. We have high dropout rates, the most failing schools of any county in KY, and KY is ranked as one of the worst states in the Nation for public education. If we’re ever going to change the future and have a more knowledgeable, engaged society, we have to get involved in our children’s futures TODAY.” –Wendy Caswell, Louisville Tea Party