The DOE just released a study of the nation’s electric grid that is in-depth, mostly even-handed, and contains a wealth of data & reasoned recommendations.
Based on the excellent work done by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, here are seven things you should know about the recent PFM pension report.
Three conservative talking points may actually make good, unusual arguments in the abortion debate. At the very least, they open up new lines of discussion.
For those of you wanting to learn more about how politics work in Kentucky, here is a short explainer on the Kentucky General Assembly from Greg Leichty.
PFM is the consulting firm hired to analyze our pension systems. Here is a backgrounder on the firm and some of their other work.
Preemption is when a higher govt level makes a law which overrides a lower level law. States are using this to quash progressive policies at the city level.
There are bills popping up all over the country that would make the Charlottesville attack legal. It's time to stop these "hit-and-kill" bills.
Hate groups are not just "somewhere else" but also among us here in Kentucky. Here is the list of 23 hate groups as named by the SPLC in their "hate map."
Chris Hayes of MSNBC put up a short but important thread today about the ACA (Obamacare) vs the AHCA (Trumpcare). Here it is, collated into bullets:
In order to cover the Trumpcare bill and its possible effects, we have created this parent article (the Trumpcare Mothership). Start here for our coverage!
Andy Slavitt is a healthcare policy analyst. Today he did two Twitter threads on the Senate Trumpcare bill, which we collated. Read, then make those calls!
More excellent analysis of the Senate Trumpcare bill from Andy Slavitt, healthcare policy analyst and former healthcare official in the Obama admin.