Monday, June 30, 2008

Big Easy beats sleazy, Kentucky not so lucky

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal struck a blow for the good guys today when he vetoed an effort to pass an enormous pay raise for legislators after suggesting he might let it become law without his signature.

If Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear really wanted to show seriousness about pension reform he would push for repeal of a colossal pension increase state lawmakers gave themselves that Gov. Ernie Fletcher allowed to become law without his signature back in 2005.