The soft bigotry of Blaine’s expectations

The soft bigotry of Blaine’s expectations

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling that Missouri wrongly used its constitution’s Blaine Amendment to deny a publicly funded grant to a chur...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Parents and teachers should push for longer summers for students

Parents and teachers should push for longer summers for students

As we turn the page on July 2017, I find myself asking the same question once again, “Is summer over already?” To the disappointment of mo...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Actuarial integrity key to repairing pension bridge

Actuarial integrity key to repairing pension bridge

Any retiree who worked as an engineer in building and repairing Kentucky’s buildings, highways and bridges should concur with a hearty “Am...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Beware the skimmer

Beware the skimmer

Summer is a great time to make memories with family and friends. Whether you are spending your summer out on the farm, driving to your local ice cream...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Health-care debacle a chance to hit reset button

Health-care debacle a chance to hit reset button

Shoemaker Marcelin Dumoulin and his wife, Francine, a teacher, were 40 and 37 years old, respectively, when they left home one day in 1942 to feed the...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


August eclipse shines a light on the past

On August 21, Kentucky will be the epicenter of a rare total solar eclipse. From Bowling Green to Paducah, thousands of visitors will come to Kentucky...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Kentucky’s Bluegrass Army Depot: Important economic partner

Kentucky’s Bluegrass Army Depot: Important economic partner

If asked to name the three largest military installations in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, most citizens would come up with the first two pretty quick...

July 19th, 2017 |  


The due process of defining pension benefits

The due process of defining pension benefits

“Can pension benefits be cut?”My answer to the reporter’s question may sound political but when it comes to Kentucky’s respons...

July 15th, 2017 |  


New Kentucky state law makes it easier than ever to quit smoking

For the nearly 900,000 smokers in Kentucky, there has never been a better time to quit.During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly passe...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Coal-hating chickens coming home to roost

Coal-hating chickens coming home to roost

How is it that residents in one of America’s most energy-abundant areas now face the real possibility that proposed hikes in their electric bill...

July 7th, 2017 |