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The view from 10,000 feet – March 2017 edition

All too frequently missing from contemporary thinking is the right context. Beginning from misplaced or even incorrect premises will not lead to the best conclusion. Inaccurate terminology and misleading metaphors and synecdoche usually lead to misplaced emphasis and much foolishness. 1,085 more words

Congress

Gov. Matt Bevin says prevailing wage repeal will bring great opportunities to state at ceremonial signing

Gov. Matt Bevin discussed the positive economic impacts of prevailing wage repeal that he feels will be felt throughout Kentucky at the ceremonial signing of the new law on Thursday. 260 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

EXCLUSIVE: School choice, justice reform, medical review panels and more left on Gov. Bevin’s 2017 to-do list

In an exclusive sit down interview with The Bottom Line, Gov. Matt Bevin said he has heard a lot of great feedback on the laws already passed in Kentucky during the first five days of the 2017 session and expects great results from this new political atmosphere as the legislature still has more to do this year. 402 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

Historic Day in Kentucky: Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal bills see final passage

Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal legislation passed on the Senate floor and was sent to the governor’s desk Saturday afternoon, setting the stage to make  Kentucky the 27th right-to-work state in the country. 383 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal on track to pass in Senate Saturday

Continuing on the fast track in the legislature, right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal legislation passed Senate committees Friday, paving the way for the bills to become law this weekend. 95 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

Business priorities take center stage as bills announced under new GOP leadership at state Capitol

On day one of the 2017 General Assembly session, business priorities including right-to-work, repeal of the prevailing wage, medical review panels, pension transparency measures and more were placed in the spotlight as the first bills of the session were announced Tuesday. 189 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

Legislators to discuss right-to-work and other labor issues ahead of 2017 session

Three legislators are set to detail what to expect on issues like right-to-work and prevailing wage, legislation important to the business community, at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s annual… 255 more words