One-Dimensional Reports Overlook Well-Documented Revenue Problem

By Jason Bailey
August 4, 2011

By ignoring Kentucky’s revenue problems, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s “Leaky Bucket” reports offer a narrow and potentially harmful response to the state budget picture. While smart spending decisions are a necessary part of good government, so is making sure the resources are there to pay for investments needed now and in the future. And while some forms of cost-cutting are appropriate, others harm Kentucky’s economy, health and quality of life.

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