Kentucky legislators bloviate about reigning in governor’s power, but committee caves on mask mandate

Five bills have been pre-filed in the General Assembly to limit the governor’s power during a state of emergency. Generally, the bills limit the length of a governor’s emergency orders to between 14 and 60 days and require the legislature to convene and approve extensions beyond that timeframe. You can read more about the importance…

Media Alert – Beshear should practice his own ‘better together’ mantra: Replace unilateral edicts with legislative collaboration

For Immediate Release: Friday, July 20,2020 (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s first and only free-market think tank, urges the legislature to act in limiting the power of executive orders issued by governors in declared states of emergency. The mandatory mask order issued by Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday which…