Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

While Memorial Day weekend is a wonderful time for gathering with family and friends for picnics, pool parties, and parades, I write to you with the a...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Smart outsourcing’ could keep students in Kentucky

‘Smart outsourcing’ could keep students in Kentucky

Privatization, like money, is neither good or bad in and of itself.It’s how it’s used, or in the case of outsourcing—how the contrac...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Giving unaffordable benefits a fatal practice

Giving unaffordable benefits a fatal practice

Like Bernie Sanders refuses to acknowledge socialism’s devastating impact on previously prosperous Venezuela, supporters of Kentucky’s pen...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Over a month has passed since the conclusion of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly but my work as your senator has not slowed. Between ...

May 10th, 2017 |  


‘Sorry’ no longer sufficient

‘Sorry’ no longer sufficient

“It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission,” said the late Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, who was born in New Y...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Detractors wrong about right-to-work

Detractors wrong about right-to-work

Originators of the “Right to Work: Wrong for Kentucky” sign that still adorns a billboard alongside Louisville’s Watterson Expresswa...

April 29th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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. |  


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 |