What a beautiful day in the Commonwealth. Hope you’re out enjoying this perfect weather. We’ve been in meetings all day and are just now venturing out to enjoy it.
We’ve got a bunch of press releases for you today. So. Here ya go.
What’s Jerry Abramson got to hide? LEO wants to know. [LEO Weekly]
Brackets from Trey Grayson, John Yarmuth, Mitch McConnell and more. [Red N Blue Fans]
Bluegrass Institute’s proclamations are total horse hockey? Who knew! Kentucky School News and Commentary takes on Jim Waters, much as we’ve done in the past, and exposes BIPPS for what it is. “I’m Jim Waters for Bluegrass institute; trafficking in hyperbole; spewing propaganda based on misinformation; and promoting the free-market principles that have made the nation’s economy what it is today at BIPPS, B-I-P-P-S.org.” [The Principal]
Governor Steve Beshear announced that the Owensboro-area Green River Intra-County Transit System (GRITS– I’m not kidding) will receive $4 million as part of federal stimulus funding. The award will fund expansion of the system’s bus garage $3.4 million) and the purchase of hybrid buses ($665,000 toward the purchase of 7 of them) to replace older models. “This grant is a timely investment in public services that are indispensable for many of our residents,” Gov. Beshear said. “It is an example of how the President’s plan and our Kentucky At Work initiative will help us get through this very challenging time.” [Press Release]
Read the rest after the jump…