Again, Kentucky watches from the sidelines

While Kentuckians have to listen to excuses about why our state won’t move forward with innovative education solutions, Louisiana’s governor is displaying leadership and taking measures to empower education professionals with the authority they need to make significant reforms in their school systems. From the Pelican Post: The existing law includes language that prohibits school…

Gambling amendment impedes competition?

The language in the proposed constitutional amendment to expand gambling has a very troubling aspect to it. Kentucky Senator Dan Seum apparently shares this concern… From cn|2’s Pure Politics… But Seum told the Courier-Journal he couldn’t support the initial draft of the measure unveiled a week ago by Gov. Steve Beshear and Republican Sen. Damon Thayer. Specifically,…

Video: Maurice McTigue on transparency and efficiency

Last week, The Bluegrass Institute was fortunate enough to be able to co-host an event with the Mercatus Center which included several distinquished speakers. The first speaker was Mercatus Center Vice President and Former New Zealand Cabinet Minister Maurice McTigue who spoke on how to effectively streamline and seek efficiency in state government. You can view…