Bluegrass Beacon: Set the table for a school-choice buffet

President Donald Trump’s administration is taking some cues from the productive Kentucky Legislature. After a frenetic first week of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly during which seven bills were passed, the new Trump administration offered a proportional amount of accomplishment during its first five days in the White House. Trump took 15…

RSVP now! BIPPS board member, advisor to governor will comment on public-pension crisis at Thursday’s President’s Dinner

Make plans to join us for “Blazing a Path to Liberty,” the 2015 Bluegrass Institute President’s Dinner and Liberty Awards this Thurs., Dec. 10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the beautiful and historic Brown Hotel in downtown Louisville. Tom Dupree, Bluegrass Institute board member and advisor to incoming Gov. Matt Bevin on pension-reform…

Bluegrass Beacon — Right-to-work: ‘Morning again’ or the sky is falling?

Right-to-work policies allow workers at privately owned companies the freedom to forgo paying union dues if they don’t agree with how their hard-earned money is being spent. Giving Bluegrass State workers this leverage likely would result in more dues monies devoted to supporting local workers and less on extremist politicians a long way from Kentucky…

Thursday on WEKU: BIPP debates AFL-CIO on right-to-work

Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters will debate the merits of right-to-work policy with Kentucky State AFL-CIO president Bill Londrigan this coming Thursday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. to Noon (Eastern) on WEKU-FM’s Eastern Standard with host John Hingsbergen. Listen online here to the program, which can be heard at 88.9 FM across central and southeastern…

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce president David Adkisson on Right-to-Work

We’ve been posting clips from the Right-to-Work press conference held in Frankfort on February 12, 2015. Right-to-Work is a hot topic in Frankfort because the lack of this law is hurting Kentucky’s ability to attract new business. Kentucky’s Chamber of Commerce is all about business, of course, so the chamber’s president, David Adkisson’s comments are…