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Stumbo Essentially Says Conway Is Full Of It

January 19th, 2015 · No Comments

This is a big deal. [Press Release] During the 2014 General Assembly, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul showed up at a committee meeting in Frankfort to discuss the importance of restoring voting rights for nonviolent ex-felons. This year, they got a news release. [Sam Youngman] Forget lobbying. When Washington, D.C.’s biggest trade associations want to wield [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · Labor · Poverty · Rand Paul · Taxes · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

House Dems Have Nothing To Hide, Move Along

January 16th, 2015 · 1 Comment

In October 2013, the Kentucky legislature faced a growing scandal: a lawmaker who resigned over accusations that he sexually harassed women at the Legislative Research Commission; allegations that sexual misconduct and favoritism made the LRC a hostile workplace; and the abrupt departure of longtime LRC director Bobby Sherman, whom police investigated for shredding documents at [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Election 2015 · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Jack Conway · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Poverty · Taxes

What’ll You Ask Greg Stumbo About Today?

January 15th, 2015 · No Comments

University of Kentucky officials are pondering a capital campaign to raise as much as $1.5 billion as the state’s flagship university begins its 150th year. [H-L] The American health care system may finally be catching up to the rest of the 21st-century economy, in which convenience is not only expected, but demanded — and massive [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · KDP · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · The Gays · UK · Youth

Stumbo & Adkins Caption Contest Time Again

January 14th, 2015 · 7 Comments

Time for another Greg Stumbo — Rocky Adkins caption contest: YOUR CAPTION HERE — CLICK FOR ORIGINAL You know what to do! Make it funny or else.

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Tags: Contest · Greg Stumbo · Humor

Fischer Giving Away Your Money To His Friends

January 14th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Jack Conway’s already lining up staffers from various failed campaigns around the country. And some of those staffers, with ties to Conway consultant-turned lobbyist-turned pension placement agent middle man-turned Conway consultant Mark Riddle, have gotten jobs with Super PACs in an attempt to spend gobs of money in Kentucky. [Sam Youngman] The U.S. Supreme Court [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Presidential Race · Wasted Money

Do The Democrats Want Anybody But Conway?

January 12th, 2015 · 3 Comments

In December 2013, Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen’s office found that Montgomery County school officials made “unreasonable modifications” in hiring the superintendent’s wife as director of special projects. Powell told the Herald-Leader in 2013 that Anna Powell’s hiring was handled properly. [H-L] Some 9 million Americans could attend community college tuition-free under a proposal President Barack [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Investigation · Jack Conway · Joshua Powell · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money

KRS Probably Can’t Be Saved At This Point

January 9th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Environmental groups are trying to force federal regulators to respond to a demand that they stop letting state officials in Kentucky and West Virginia enforce federal clean-water rules. [H-L] She may be just like Steve Henry and his wife, living off campaign funds, but she’s still not a witch. The Federal Election Commission filed suit [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · The Gays

Larry Clark & Greg Stumbo Caption Contest Time

January 7th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Oh, look, it’s Larry Clark and Greg Stumbo caption contest time! CLICK FOR ORIGINAL You know what to do! Make it funny or else.

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Tags: Contest · Greg Stumbo · Humor · Spotted

A Post-Christmas Early Morning Round Up

December 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Lexington Parking Authority is declaring its Food for Fines campaign a success. LexPark said the campaign collected more than 6,200 cans of food at its North Broadway location as payment for more than 600 meter citations. [H-L] A black teen was fatally shot by an officer on Tuesday night just two miles from Ferguson, [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Law Enforcement · Poverty · UofL

Some Folks Just Realized Boyd County Is Smelly

December 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Andy Beshear needs all the help he can get, so he’s on the annual Christmas card sent out by papaw’s crew at the KDRP. [H-L] The most popular argument for cutting corporate taxes — that it helps create jobs — doesn’t seem to be true. [HuffPo] Thank goodness Greg Stumbo can still get something right. [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Journalism · KDP · Kentucky Business · Military · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RPK · Taxes · UofL · Youth