Election day changes nothing for BIPPS

Today is election day so make sure you get to the polls to vote. With that said, regardless of the outcome of these contests, The Bluegrass Institute will continue the same focus and dedication to pushing for transparency & accountability, free-markets, personal freedom, and limited government that we always have. Kentuckians deserve to have a…

The Peril of Compromise

My friend (and occasional former boss at LEO) Rep. John Yarmuth has a letter in today’s Courier-Journal stressing his desire for more compromise in Congress. In it, he praises his colleague, House Speaker John Boehner, but implores him to give some ground on some of his views rooted in ideology, particularly those ideological commitments that…

NKAPC stonewalls institute’s open-records request to find out more about bloated agency’s finances

The bloated Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission doesn’t seem overjoyed with the Bluegrass Institute’s request last week to find out more about how it records its finances. An open-records request was filed by Logan Morford, the institute’s vice president of transparency. Lori Remley, NKAPC’s administrative assistant, responded with the generally helpful spirit of your typical…

‘Occupy Public Pension Feeding Troughs’

By Jim Waters “Fairness” apparently becomes hip only when it benefits the “Occupy Wall Street” crowd, which promotes a philosophy of wealth distribution while shunning gainful employment, respect for property and proper hygiene. What if the OWS (Offering Worthless Shenanigans) gang knew about the corporate scam run by teachers’ unions in Kentucky? Included among the…