Working groups that are part of an effort to boost Eastern Kentucky’s economy will meet for the first time Thursday in Somerset during the East Kentucky Leadership Conference. [H-L] Republicans in America suffer a crippling anxiety. It’s the terrible fear of corporations paying poor workers too much. [HuffPo] On Monday’s Republican Senate debate, Louisville businessman [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Jack Conway'
April 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments
April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments
You should take a moment to go though the February 20 board minutes (Warning: External PDF) from Kentucky Retirement Systems. Move specifically to page five, where you’ll see this: Mr. Overstreet called the meeting into open session. Mr. Elliott moved and was seconded by Dr. Bauer to engage with the Office of the Kentucky Attorney [...]
April 17th, 2014 · No Comments
About a year ago we started discussing Strayer University and its position within the for-profit college mess. Not just because Jack Conway has gone out of his way to overlook its myriad disasters. But because of its ties to the Kentucky Retirement Systems. Here’s some of it: In 2007, Kentucky Retirement Systems seeded yet another [...]
April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off
The Kentucky Department of Education has ordered a review of how students use advanced calculators on a statewide college-readiness test, citing concerns raised by experts that the devices could be artificially inflating scores. [H-L] On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless [...]
Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · College Sports · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Frustration · Jack Conway · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Wiretapping
April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off
An attorney for the family of slain University of Kentucky chef Alex Johnson has asked for an investigation into the Lexington police department’s Enhanced 911 call center. [H-L] The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to some strength in [...]
March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off
Maybe Jack Conway really does get it? FROM A RELEASE Because he’s stopped using kids as a backdrop for his drug talk photos.
March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off
The real reason Jack Conway was crying? This: DUKE LOST A SPORTS THING! You’re welcome, Jack.
March 20th, 2014 · Comments Off
Crews worked Wednesday to prevent the spread of more than 10,000 gallons of oil that leaked into a southwest Ohio nature preserve and clean up the mess, a task expected to take several days. [H-L] Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s criticisms of President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures were warmly received [...]
March 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment
The Senate approved Tuesday a bill sponsored by Sen. Robin Webb that would require any funds recovered by the attorney general’s office in a legal case to be deposited into the General Fund, which pays for most state programs. [Bluegrass Politics] The White House is set to unveil a new Climate Data Initiative on Wednesday [...]
Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · Poverty · Rand Paul · The Gays · Wiretapping
March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off
State lawmakers appear ready this year to approve a bill that would allow nearby neighbors to determine if many state parks and golf courses could sell alcohol. [H-L] How do we begin to accept that Nick Rudolph, a thoughtful, sandy-haired Californian, was sent to war as a 22-year-old Marine and in a desperate gun battle [...]