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Op-Ed: Report confirms need for reforms in Newport schools, more options for parents

The following op-ed is written by John Garen, Ph.D., BB&T Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Kentucky and a Bluegrass Institute scholar....

Op-Ed: ‘American Birthright’ a model for Kentucky standards do-over

The following op-ed is written by Jim Waters, CEO of Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, which describes itself as a free-market think tank It’s...

Op-Ed: Pro-life movement stands on their shoulders

The following op-ed is written by State Sen. John Schickel (R-Union) My sister Mary called from Atlanta Friday, crying tears of joy. She said that the...

Op-Ed: Beshear’s suspension of gas tax increase among several steps taken to help in volatile economy

The following op-ed is written by Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray Extraordinary times call for extraordinary leadership. That’s what Gov. Andy Beshear displayed in issuing an...

Op-Ed: Make ‘Stephen Foster Story’ part of your summer plans

The following op-ed is written by State Sen. Jimmy Higdon (R-Lebanon) Summer is right around the corner, and now is a perfect time to pencil...

Op-Ed: Ky. school safety model a blueprint for nation

The following op-ed is written by Kentucky State Senators Mike Wilson (R-Bowling Green), Max Wise (R-Campbellsville), and Danny Carroll (R-Benton). Following the tragic events in...

Op-Ed: With Ky. overdoses surging, here’s what I’m doing to help

The following op-ed is written by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the Senate Minority Leader. The CDC just released its preliminary estimate for overdose deaths in...

Rich Livingood: Why I’m running for Newport city commission

The following op-ed is written by Rich Livingood, a candidate in the primary for Newport city commission. My reason for running in the Newport Commissioners...

Calen Studler: Why I’m running for Senate District 20

The following op-ed is written by Calen Studler, a candidate in the Republican primary for Kentucky Senate District 20 I thought long and hard about...

Op-Ed: Cancel student debt and recommit to education as a public good

The following op-ed is written by Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy President Biden’s recent statements that he will cancel...

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