What is the ‘full price’ for Lexington taxpayers?

With pension systems at all levels of government across the nation experiencing difficult times, I believe we can expect to see more conversations like the one in a recent Lexington Herald-Leader editorial: …it’s so hard to find a solution for Lexington’s underfunded police and fire pension system. Through multiple mayors and council members, two task…

Courier-Journal columnist refers to Institute’s pension report

Citing the Bluegrass Institute’s recent “Future Shock” report and its author Lowell Reese, Courier-Journal columnist John David  Dyche points to reforming the state’s pension system as the top agenda for the fall political campaigns. Pension reform was followed by other policy positions in alignment with the Bluegrass Institute’s mission, including charter schools, right-to-work, getting rid…