Prevailing wage = needless increase in cost: The bridge edition

Kentucky and Indiana are about to jointly embark on a $2.6 billion transportation infrastructure project to improve travel over the Ohio River to connect the two states. The project will result in two new bridges and improved interstate exchanges. These are badly needed improvements and it is great that these problems are being addressed. It…

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,…