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Entries Tagged as 'Health Care'

School Boards Insurance Trust: Disaster Time

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Really, Frankfort, giving the Ark Park loonies millions more? [H-L] Pushing back against new Environmental Protection Agency standards limiting carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, Alabama officials gathered Monday to argue that the new federal policy flouted the Almighty’s will by regulating a God-given resource. [HuffPo] Coal companies owned by a major political supporter of [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Did You Know Berea Is Taking Solar So Seriously?

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Personal items belonging to Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan are being displayed through Nov. 1 at Columbus-Belmont State Park in western Kentucky. [H-L] Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist on Friday delivered the perfect response to Republicans who claim they lack the scientific background to express an opinion as to whether man-made climate change is [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

John Yarmuth Will Again Win In A Landslide

July 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Fayette County Public Schools should try to help schools that can’t raise as much money as other schools and don’t have as much in their activity funds, board member Doug Barnett said during Monday night’s school board meeting. [H-L] When Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992, he admitted that he had “experimented with marijuana,” [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Journalism · KY-3 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth

Go To The Jesse Stuart Open House On August 8!

July 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ed Whitfield is lying about this — Hal Rogers’ people tell us that he’s lying. The investigation is a result of way more than fighting soring. Ed Whitfield, R-Hopkinsville, said Monday that an ethics investigation underway in Washington was prompted by efforts to derail his legislation to fight soring of Tennessee walking horses. [H-L] Drug [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth

Will Alison Finally Start Trying To Campaign?

July 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This is a story we can’t talk about enough. A Floyd County man charged with helping operate what authorities called one of the nation’s largest cockfighting pits pleaded guilty Thursday, according to federal court records. Walter Dale Stumbo, 52, pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to sponsor or exhibit an animal in a fighting [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Rand Paul · The Gays

Marijuana Could Be Kentucky’s Economic Savior

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul isn’t going person to person to try to sell his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to minority groups. But with only about 60 people gathering to hear Paul’s highly anticipated speech to the National Urban League on Friday morning, it sure felt that way. [H-L] The House of Representatives voted Friday [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

Kentuckians Wait For Grimes To Give Answers

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky. The bipartisan panel acknowledged the separate inquiries in terse statements that said nothing about why the lawmakers were being examined. [H-L] There may be a philosophical difference between the two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · The Gays

Tim Conley’s Cohorts Admitted To His Scheme

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

A married couple charged along with Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley in a federal corruption case pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Kenneth and Ruth Gambill of Salyersville each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. [H-L] An Arizona inmate gasped and snorted in an execution that lasted nearly two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Jobs · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell

Can’t Say It Better Than Tom Eblen Says It

July 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Mail processing for Lexington is scheduled to be moved to Louisville and Knoxville next year. The U.S. Postal Service said the processing center on Nandino Boulevard is among 82 facilities nationwide that are planned for “consolidation” in 2015. [H-L] President Barack Obama suffered a setback Tuesday in a legal battle that threatens to unravel his [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Heather French Henry · Humor · Immigration · KDP · Veterans

You Should Go To Pine Mountain ASAP. Do It.

July 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A special prosecutor has been tapped to review the death investigation of a Northern Kentucky woman shot by a Boone County sheriff’s deputy as she left a field party earlier this year. [H-L] Homeless man who sold sketches of his dog now has his own art show and credits his ‘guardian angel’ pup. [HuffPo] Now [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Wiretapping · Youth