Sitting On A Ticking Time-Bomb We are sitting on a ticking time-bomb but our elected officials seem to be saying: don’t move! Despite Kentucky taking a credit rating downgrade in recent years and no chance of meeting the promises to state workers in the future, officials still don’t want to address the pension-fueled unfunded liabilities, [...]
Despite Kentucky’s debt downgrades in recent years, our elected officials decided to increase our debt and, this session, even ignored the problem with the state pension’s unfunded liabilities. When it comes to our underfunded pension, keep this in mind: we can’t elect someone to fix the pension problem who is on the pension. I have [...]
The legislative session in Frankfort is more than halfway finished, and you would not know we are racking up billions in debt per year by the bills dominating the session thus far. In fact, with all the talk of gambling and medicine mandates, the most important issue of the day—the budget—has missed the spotlight. It [...]
As Republican Chris Hightower sets his sights on returning the 16th district to Republican hands, WBKO reports. The 16th District, which includes Logan and Todd County, has been under Democratic control since 2008.