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January 22, 2020

Why won't lawmakers just leave the vape and e-cigarette industries alone? 

On this week's Pegasus Podcast we explored the myths and misinformation about vaping with Paul Blair of Americans for Tax Reform. Paul is a leading advocates for sensible vape policy. In the last...

January 15, 2020

Over the last few years in Kentucky, we have had many conversations about tort reform. It is an issue that concerns our legal system, business climate, and consumer outcomes. But what exactly is tort reform?

On this week's Pegasus Podcast, we br...

January 10, 2020

In 2019 we put out nearly 50 podcast episodes for our listeners. We featured guests from around Kentucky, and hit on a wide range of topics. So what were the top 5 episodes of 2019? Check out which episodes made the list BELOW and find all of our episodes from 2019 HER...

January 9, 2020

The Kentucky General Assembly once again faces a challenging budget session in which projected revenue cannot meet the rising costs of Medicaid, pension obligations, and jail crowding. As we saw during the 2018 legislative session, where the budget faced similar constr...

December 17, 2019

On Sunday, Dec. 8, federal lawmakers unveiled the “Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019” (LHCCA). The bill aims to tackle some of the issues facing the American healthcare system, most notably “surprise billing.”

Surprise billing happens when a patient receives treatme...

December 16, 2019

The Fair Chance Act has passed in the House as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill codifies President Obama’s 2015 “ban the box” rule, which removed the criminal history question from job applications.

The Fair Chance Act would apply to job...

December 6, 2019

Last month, the Fraser Institute released its Economic Freedom of North America 2019 report. This year's report is the 15th edition of the Fraser Institute rankings. The Fraser Institute's report utilizes 2017 data - the latest year for which all comprehensive informat...

November 18, 2019

Kentucky’s expanding prison population has been a source of conversation and policy debate for years now, but probation and parole—two of the largest channels into the prison system—have largely been absent from these conversations.  

Kentucky’s recidivism rate, the rat...

November 14, 2019

Jersey signed by 17 year old homicide victim Devin Sesay's teammates and presented to his mother

Eleven months ago, we released our Voices of the Survivors: Louisville Metro Violent Crime Impact Report, which examined the emotional and financial impact of violent crime...

October 1, 2019

The Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has examined a snapshot of data from November 1 of last year and found that a majority of pretrial detainees were non-violent offenders.

The new analysis looks at a snapshot of those detained pretrial on November 1,...

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