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February 21, 2019

There is a great deal of discussion about legalizing marijuana in the state of Kentucky. Pegasus Institute has not taken a position on marijuana legalization, and does not intend to. We do acknowledge that the conversation surrounding such legalization has ignored the...

November 28, 2018

Pegasus Institute is proud to announce that Jonathan Shell, the outgoing Majority Leader of the Kentucky House of Representatives will join us as the Director of State Initiatives. In his new capacity, Jonathan will work to expand our footprint statewide allowing us to...

July 20, 2018

A new report released today, authored by Pegasus Institute fellows John Garen and Steven Gordon, shows that Kentucky’s NAEP test score achievement has shown some improvement. However, any improvement is small relative to the 45% increase in real, per pupil funding that...

October 10, 2017

Pegasus Institute released a Tobacco Harm Reduction Plan today aimed at saving lives, and reducing costs to taxpayers. The plan calls for a $0.50 increase in the cigarette tax as part of state tax reform, which is expected take place next year, and calls for maintainin...

October 2, 2017

STATEMENT: LOUISVILLE METRO COUNCIL SHOULD DELAY VOTE, PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC FEEDBACK, AND ANSWER IMPORTANT QUESTIONS BEFORE SUBSIDIZING PRIVATE SOCCER STADIUM

For Immediate Release

Last week, the Mayor of Louisville requested that the city’s Metro Council vote on a $30 mil...

August 7, 2017

The tax code is the number one way that a state can dictate the direction of its economy. While states around us have made decisions that promoted growth, Kentucky’s tax structure has remained an economic burden. The result for our Commonwealth is decades of anemic gro...

July 27, 2017

We are pleased to announce our policy advisors! 

We've worked hard to find the most talented collection of policy minds in the state of Kentucky, and we think we've achieved that. These are the individuals who we lean on to help guide our research and illuminate th...

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