Friday, February 13, 2009

Shhhhhh.... (You've been raided)

If you depend on the mainstream media for your news, you may be under the mistaken impression that all you have to do is not smoke or drink to avoid the long arm of the lawmakers today.

Not so fast.

HB 144 raised "sin" taxes, but HB 143 raided the public employees health fund of $50 million.

That's on top of the more than $30 billion underfunding we already can't afford in the public employee fringe benefits plans.

Funny the Associated Press (in the Frankfort State Journal) didn't think that rated more than passing mention as "shifting of other state money."

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