Jim Waters, Vice President of Policy and Communcations at the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, was quoted in today’s Lexington Herald-Leader regarding vehicle upgrades and purchases by Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
The increase in the Department of Agriculture’s fleet is in conflict with many of the sacrifices that the rest of state government has been encouraged to work toward in a time when budget crises run rampant across the nation.
The Bluegrass Institute is a firm supporter of fiscal responsibility. State leaders must make difficult decisions in difficult times – this is what they are elected for.
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