General Assembly

Here are 5 ways to boost Kentucky's economic development

It’s time for a robust discussion about what economic development policies would actually work. We need new ideas that are backed by evidence and rise to meet the moment we are now in. Kentuckians are hungry for bold answers to the old problems facing our state.

Medicaid hearing

It's time to raise our voices again! Attend the public hearing scheduled for Monday, August 27, where the Cabinet will hear comments on administrative regulations relating to changes in Medicaid.

Kentucky just put doctor shopping into law to help coal companies avoid paying for black lung

On July 14, the coal industry’s doctor-shopping was enshrined in Kentucky law as a spate of new laws took effect.

Bevin’s spite is a prescription for pain

Gov. Matt Bevin’s decision to end dental and vision coverage for 460,000 Kentuckians is vindictive, probably illegal and also illogical because emergency-room visits for dental problems will increase.

New taxes won’t do much for Kentucky. (But they’re sweet for the well-off.)

In Kentucky, conventional wisdom has long held that if lawmakers are going to raise taxes (and inevitably make some voters mad), the increase should be big enough to both accomplish something dramatic and avoid the need for another one any time soon (like three or four decades).

In 2018, the Republicans who control the legislature junked that conventional wisdom.

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