And then we’re all gonna suffer from the snow death, again. Approximately 93,000 Kentuckians on 55 water systems remain without access to water due to power outages and other damage from the ice storm. Nearly 1,000 National Guardsmen are assisting with recover efforts. And repair crew after crew crew from other states are on their way. So far 78 counties have declared emergencies, 47 cities and 113 emergency shelters have been opened statewide.
Let’s get one of these for Jim Gooch. [Blankets with Sleeves]
Folks in Frankfort are allegedly making progress on the disaster that is our state’s budget. [Ronnie Ellis]
Geoff Davis a special envoy to Iran? Are the Brits serious? [The Guardian]
Witnessing price gouging in your area? Let us know. Charging $4.89 for gasoline at a time like this is not acceptable. Or legal. [Page One]
Eric J. Frankl has been selected as interim executive director of the Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. Hopefully Frankl won’t spend $300,000 on strippers, luxury hotel rooms and gifts for his family. [H-L]
Kentucky’s Mike Duncan is struggling to keep his job as head of the Republican National Committee. [C-J]
Republicans are playing a high-risk game in search for ways to be relevant. Flexing their muscles and snubbing Obama could backfire. [Reuters]