Forget history, repeat history

How many businesses would borrow money to meet pension obligations? Yet this approach appears attractive to Kentucky politicians looking to do anything but make the tough choices regarding Kentucky’s $34 billion unfunded pension liability. I’ve heard no one from the many groups testifying on this issue — including the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce or the…

New Bluegrass Institute report: Bang for the Buck 2012

(EMINENCE, Ky.) – A new Bluegrass Institute study ranking efficiency in Kentucky’s public schools confirms that the commonwealth’s students – even those from poor homes – can receive a better education in spite of current economic challenges that impact the state budget and education funding. “Bang for the Buck 2012: How efficient are Kentucky’s schools?”…

Reason to give #23: Empowering Kentuckians to secure their liberties

We are counting down the top 30 reasons to donate $17.92 each month to the Bluegrass Institute as part of our 1792: Never Out of Date campaign. Reason #23 to donate: We’re empowering Kentuckians to secure their liberties. At the Bluegrass Institute, we believe in the American founding principle that government derives its power by the…