Government broadband: Money pit or silver bullet?

Government broadband: Money pit or silver bullet?

The City of Pikeville recently raised its restaurant tax by a full percentage point just to finance a government-owned broadband network.If history is...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


For the good of Kentucky, keep NEH and IMLS funding

For the good of Kentucky, keep NEH and IMLS funding

Those of us who work in museums and history organizations commonly hear “if only.”“If only I’d interviewed my grandfather abou...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Kentucky Derby season is prime time for Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Derby season is prime time for Kentucky Proud

The Kentucky Derby elevates the Commonwealth to a global stage. The Derby—as well as the Kentucky Oaks and the run-up to Thoroughbred racingR...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Missing: Checks and balances for school councils

Missing: Checks and balances for school councils

Masterminds of the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) intended by choosing to establish School-Based Decision Making (SBDM) councils as schools̵...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Tax plans, tax plans: Which is fairest of them all?

Tax plans, tax plans: Which is fairest of them all?

Getting rid of an unbalanced reliance on the income tax and moving to an approach that taxes consumption instead would brand Kentucky a state of produ...

April 8th, 2017 updated: April 8th, 2017. |  


New voluntary ID cards now compliant, yet pose no harm to Kentuckians

New voluntary ID cards now compliant, yet pose no harm to Kentuckians

In 2005, legislation was enacted by the United States Congress to beef up national security by adding new requirements for state driver’s licens...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Long nights, intense debate, and media attention from across the globe wrapped up what started as a quiet final week of the 2017 Session of the Kentuc...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Control costs, make health care great again

Control costs, make health care great again

The latest RINO to lose is the Repeal In Name Only health-care bill—also known officially as the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—meant to ...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Since this is the period of the Legislative Session when the Governor has his veto days and the Senate does not meet, I wanted to discuss the issue of...

March 27th, 2017 |  


A Shakespearean take on an Amish farmer’s tragedy

A Shakespearean take on an Amish farmer’s tragedy

To try, or not to try, that is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of FDA noncomplianceIs this how Sha...

March 25th, 2017 |