Frankfort’s quote of the day

The Louisville Courier Journal’s Stephenie Steitzer has covered the public employee pension mess better than anyone in the Frankfort press corps. A story in Tuesday’s paper about how legislative leaders are considering more inconsequential tweaks to the system included this gem of a quote from actuary Patrick Welsh: “If they cut those benefits even more,…

Counting down to nine

Maine’s legislature is taking up a bill soon to introduce charter schools to benefit their students. That would leave nine states who have failed to make school choice options like charters widely available. There is no good reason for Kentucky to stand still while other states zip past us in education. Please join the Bluegrass…