Happy 2012! We are back in action, and wanted to point out a story by our friends at Making Connections News you might have missed over the holidays. Making Connections is "a multi-media platform for sharing news, stories, and information highlighting opportunities and challenges for building a healthy future for Appalachia's people and land." Highly recommend taking the time to check out their site!
The Kentucky General Assembly meets again in January and Governor Steve Beshear has made tax reform a priority for his second term in office. Jason Bailey, director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, agrees that now is the time to address Kentucky's long term financial woes. In this opinion piece originally published in the Lexington Herald-Leader he lays out a framework for what is needed.