‘Gold Rush’ author Lowell Reese interviewed

Radio talk show host Joe Elliot at 970 WGTK interviewed Bluegrass Institute scholar Lowell Reese recently about the Institute’s new policy report “Future Shock: Kentucky Politician’s Opulent Pensions have become a Modern Day Gold Rush. ” The interview is the report in micro: Reese tells all the shocking numbers, obscene abuses, and conclusions the report…

NEWS ALERT: Institute’s exposé: Legislators’ pensions a modern day ‘gold rush’

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – A new report by the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky’s free-market think tank, holds legislators primarily responsible for the commonwealth’s public-pension crisis, noting that politicians of both parties have demonstrated “flat-out greed and disrespect for the public treasury” by adding benefits for political gain and enriching themselves at taxpayers’ expense. “Defenders of the status quo…

Taking liberty to the airwaves: New BIPPS pension report author Lowell Reese joins Joe Elliott this afternoon

Lowell Reese, author of “Future Shock: Kentucky Politiicans’ Opulent Pensions Have Become a Modern-Day Gold Rush,” a new report by the Bluegrass Institute, will join award winning talk-show host on “The Joe Elliott Show” on 970 WGTK-AM today at 1 p.m. (EDT). “The Joe Elliott Show” is broadcast weekdays from Noon to 3 p.m. EDT.…

Coming Monday! The next installment of ‘Future Shock’

 On Monday morning we will be releasing the next installment in our public pension exposé, Future Shock: Kentucky Politician’s Opulent Pensions Have Become A Modern Day Gold Rush. The report will outline how Kentucky’s legislators have voted to increase their own wealth by sweetening their pensions on the backs of Kentucky’s taxpayers. You don’t want…

News alert: Bluegrass Institute releases new policy brief discouraging costly state health exchange

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – A new policy brief released today by the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky’s free-market think tank, recommends that the commonwealth not move ahead with its costly – and controversial – health insurance exchange. Even though the federal “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” does not force states to create their own exchanges, Gov. Steve…

VIDEO: Liberty Awards

I just uploaded the video from the Liberty Awards that we did in louisville (05/24/12). I will also post the keynote from Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY). For a recap of the events check out Phil Impellizzeri’s post. Also go check out the pictures at facebook. playlist: 00:00 Jim Waters 10:00 Representative Mike Cherry (D) 16:30…