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How Will Keith Hall Lie His Way Outta This One?

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A coal-mining company owned by state Rep. W. Keith Hall, D-Phelps, spilled an undetermined quantity of a chemical into his constituents’ drinking water supply in Pike County earlier this month, state and local officials said Thursday. [John Cheves] Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Jobs · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Wiretapping

Rep. John Yarmuth On Immigration Reform

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

In case you missed it, here’s John Yarmuth appearing on MSNBC to discuss immigration reform:

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Tags: Immigration · John Yarmuth

Yarmuth On Repub Budget & UofL Breakthroughs

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Here you go: If you want to read his remarks instead: Madam Speaker, budgets don’t heal the sick or solve centuries-long medical challenges. But the programs budgets prioritize can. In my District in Louisville, KY, medical researchers at the University of Louisville and the Frazier Rehab Institute have made an incredible breakthrough. Thanks to an [...]

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Tags: Budget · Congress · John Yarmuth · UofL

Congressman Yarmuth On Budget Serving Vets

April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed it, here’s John Yarmuth saying the budget should serve veterans:

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Tags: Budget · John Yarmuth · Veterans

Sounds Like Some Fun Corruption In Harlan Co

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hailed a decision Wednesday by the U.S. Supreme Court that strikes down aggregate limits on how much donors can give to political parties and committees in a two-year election cycle. [Sam Youngman] Democrats have repeatedly mocked Republican promises to craft a replacement for Obamacare, and while the GOP is [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wiretapping

An Arena Is Apparently A Life Or Death Thing

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray crashed Day Four of the legislature’s budget negotiations Saturday to plead for state assistance for his proposed $310 million renovation of Rupp Arena and the attached convention center. [John Cheves] Climate change has already left its mark “on all continents and across the oceans”, damaging food crops, spreading disease, and melting [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · College Sports · Corruption · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · UK

Rep. Yarmuth Calls For Minimum Wage Increase

March 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s Congressman John Yarmuth calling for a federal minimum wage increase: Fun, unrelated note: his predecessor has a wagon parked in her driveway that has the following painted on it: “Take A Dump.”

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Tags: Congress · Economy · John Yarmuth

Rep. John Yarmuth Stands Up To Polluters

March 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s Congressman John Yarmuth standing up for Eastern Kentucky: Which is a shame. Since no one representing Eastern Kentucky can be bothered to stand up.

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Tags: Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · John Yarmuth

Rep. John Yarmuth Stands Against Discrimination

March 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments

In the two months since likely Democratic Senate nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes unveiled her “detailed” job-creation plan, the candidate has held events across the state to promote the 24-page document, including one Wednesday night in Western Kentucky. [Sam Youngman] Forty-eight senators and 149 members of the House have signed a letter putting pressure on President [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Hypocrisy · Jobs · John Yarmuth · KY Supreme Court · Taxes · The Gays · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

The Bluegrass Pipeline Story Heats Up Again

March 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Rupp Arena, Arts and Entertainment District has spent $4.6 million of the $5.5 million set aside for designing the new Rupp Arena and convention center, according to documents obtained by the Herald-Leader. [H-L] As Senate Democrats build campaign attacks tying the political agenda of Charles and David Koch to Republican candidates, conservatives answer with [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · College Sports · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL · Wasted Money · Youth