Tag Archive: Kentucky


Job creation, not more taxes, will spur Ky. prosperity

The following appeared in the May 27th edition of the Lexington Herald Leader.  It was written as a response to Jason Bailey’s May 4th  editorial in the same paper. Jason Bailey, director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy and a member of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Tax Reform Commission, argued that the Bluegrass state …

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Kentucky’s Pension “Reform”

“What has been will be again, what has been done will done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” -          Ecclesiastes 1:9 Kentucky’s unfunded pension liability was increasing rapidly.  Reform was needed.  In 2008, Kentucky “reformed” their pension system.  The reform said that by 2025 Kentucky should begin fully funding that year’s newly created …

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