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…

Right-to-work update: 10 percent of Ky counties pass at least first readings of ordinances; site selectors reach out to Warren County

So far, 10 percent of Kentucky’s counties have held at least a first reading on a local right-to-work ordinance. Six counties have passed final readings and are beginning to reap the benefits that having a right-to-work policy brings, including being contacted by site selectors concerning company expansions and re-locations. Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce…

News Release – Bluegrass Institute Scholar, business community warns: Minimum-wage hikes harm young, low-skilled the most

For Immediate Release: Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 Contact: Jim Waters @ (270) 320-4376 (BOWLING GREEN, Ky) – A new Bluegrass Institute report released today warns that raising the commonwealth’s minimum wage would not only harm most the people it’s meant to help – including young and low-skilled workers – but it would particularly harm Kentucky,…

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce president David Adkisson on Right-to-Work

We’ve been posting clips from the Right-to-Work press conference held in Frankfort on February 12, 2015. Right-to-Work is a hot topic in Frankfort because the lack of this law is hurting Kentucky’s ability to attract new business. Kentucky’s Chamber of Commerce is all about business, of course, so the chamber’s president, David Adkisson’s comments are…