Bluegrass Beacon — Right-to-work: ‘Morning again’ or the sky is falling?

Right-to-work policies allow workers at privately owned companies the freedom to forgo paying union dues if they don’t agree with how their hard-earned money is being spent. Giving Bluegrass State workers this leverage likely would result in more dues monies devoted to supporting local workers and less on extremist politicians a long way from Kentucky…

Thursday on WEKU: BIPP debates AFL-CIO on right-to-work

Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters will debate the merits of right-to-work policy with Kentucky State AFL-CIO president Bill Londrigan this coming Thursday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. to Noon (Eastern) on WEKU-FM’s Eastern Standard with host John Hingsbergen. Listen online here to the program, which can be heard at 88.9 FM across central and southeastern…

Bluegrass Beacon – WWFS: What would Friedman say about minimum-wage hikes?

We just passed the 103rd anniversary of the late Nobel laureate Milton Friedman’s birthday while witnessing a maddening rush toward mammoth minimum-wage hikes, led by out-of-touch and economically illiterate do-gooders – from the White House to the Kentucky governor’s mansion and even to members of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council. As I witness this economic…