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Jason Bailey on stuffing money in a mattress

Jason Bailey of the KY Center for Economic Policy explains why our legislators putting even MORE money in the rainy-day fund is a really bad idea – especially when you consider where the money COULD be used.

Jason Bailey of the KY Center for Economic Policy explains why our legislators putting even MORE money in the rainy-day fund is a really bad idea – especially when you consider where the money COULD be used.

“It’s like putting money in your mattress when your roof is leaking.”

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Hello, and welcome to the state of Kentucky. I’m Bruce Maples, publisher of Forward Kentucky, and today we are going to interview Jason Bailey, who is the executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.

Jason and the Center have been talking about the upcoming budget session in the General Assembly and how the Republican supermajority is taking the wrong approach to how we should deal with our money, stuffing it into the mattress instead of spending it on Kentuckians.



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Bruce Maples

Bruce Maples has been involved in politics and activism since 2004, when he became active in the Kerry Kentucky movement. (Read the rest of his bio on the Bruce Maples Bio page in the bottom nav bar.)

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