News Alert: Bluegrass Institute energy report: EPA regulation proposals ‘redundant’

A new report by the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky’s free-market think tank, assesses the effects of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on the commonwealth’s economy. “2013 Bluegrass Energy Report: The EPA’s Economic Impact on Kentucky” discusses these regulations by: identifying specific regulations that impact the commonwealth’s economy through higher energy costs and industry job loss demonstrating…

News Alert: New Bluegrass Institute chairman expresses commitment to individual liberty, constitutional government

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Lexington native and banker Tim Yessin has been elected the new chairman of the board of directors of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s free-market think tank. Born and raised in Lexington, Yessin graduated with honors in economics from the University of Kentucky. He has 18 years of banking experience and is currently…

NEWS ALERT: Institute’s exposé: Legislators’ pensions a modern day ‘gold rush’

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – A new report by the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky’s free-market think tank, holds legislators primarily responsible for the commonwealth’s public-pension crisis, noting that politicians of both parties have demonstrated “flat-out greed and disrespect for the public treasury” by adding benefits for political gain and enriching themselves at taxpayers’ expense. “Defenders of the status quo…