Quote of the day: Economic developers ‘significantly hampered’

“We, as economic developers, are asked to do a job, yet we are significantly hampered by Kentucky’s non right-to-work status. We have significant competition already from other Midwestern and Southern states to attract international and domestic manufacturing opportunities. … Estimates from site-selection experts indicate that anywhere from one-third to half of all manufacturing projects do…

Kentucky’s fourth-largest county supports right-to-work protections

While all 25 right-to-work states have taken the traditional top-down approach, Kentucky’s right-to-work movement continues to gain momentum at the local level. Boone County on Monday became the 11th county in Kentucky to pass a local right-to-work law based on KRS 67.0073, which the General Assembly passed in 1978 in order to clarify county’s legislative…

Bluegrass Beacon: Kentucky is barely ‘back’

A little-known fact about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s famous “I’ll be back” line in his “Terminator” movie is that it just about didn’t happen because the famous Austrian-born actor-turned-governor-turned-actor-again had difficulty pronouncing “I’ll” properly. Director James Cameron refused to grant Schwarzenegger’s request to change the phrase to the easier-to-pronounce “I will be back.” The American Film Institute…