Taking liberty to the airwaves: BIPPS opposes statewide smoking ban on KET’s ‘Kentucky Tonight’

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Should government force restaurant and bar owners to ban smoking in their privately owned establishments? Should the Legislature be allowed to trump local smoking policies? Should constitutional principles surrender to health advocates? These questions will be debated tonight on Kentucky Educational Television’s “Kentucky Tonight,” hosted by Bill Goodman at 8 p.m. (EDT)…

Taking liberty to the airwaves: Bluegrass Mondays on ‘The Mandy Connell Show’

The upcoming legislative session. A  $31 billion unfunded public pension liability. An unsustainable Medicaid system. Kentucky’s costly, but ineffective, public education system. Kentucky’s battle with methamphetamine and prescription drugs. There’s plenty to talk about on the bi-weekly Bluegrass Monday segment of The Mandy Connell Show on Louisville’s 84WHAS today from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (eastern). Listen…

Need a gift idea? Give the gift of a transparent and accountable government

Tis’ the season for many struggling retailers to finally move their finances from the red ink column to the black. So, after enjoying a day of food and thankfulness, many of us will be putting on the full armor of early morning shopping, to include well-worn running shoes for capturing space at the head of…