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 |  


Kentucky must act after Supreme Court ruling in North Carolina sex offender case

Kentucky must act after Supreme Court ruling in North Carolina sex offender case

Last month’s ruling by the United States Supreme Court in a North Carolina case creates a serious problem for Kentucky law enforcement who seek ...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Data-driven approach will help Kentucky leaders set clearer priorities for transportation spending

Transportation is crucial to Kentucky’s economy and our quality of life. We depend each day on the interstates, highways and roads that carry us...

July 1st, 2017 |  


Objection! Beshear MIA in open-records dispute

Objection! Beshear MIA in open-records dispute

Kentucky’s lawsuit against the manufacturer of OxyContin, heroin’s chemical cousin, stretches back more than a decade and involves three a...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

Over two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers put their lives on the line to create a new country in which freedom reigned. These men had a vision ...

June 26th, 2017 |