State regulators and a watchdog agency for people with disabilities have reached an agreement that advocates say will dramatically improve the lives of 600 people with serious mental illness who are living in personal care homes. [H-L] There has been lots of reporting on the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs in recent months. But the [...]
Entries Tagged as 'KY-2'
August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off
August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off
The Central Kentucky Teabaggers are planning to ambush Brett Guthrie with their intellect and political skill. Check this recent email blast: Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:19:52 -0400 Subject: CONGRESSMAN GUTHRIE TOWN HALL MEETINGS From: Central KY Tea Party Patriots To: undisclosed-recipients:; Below are the date of the town hall meetings for next week. Please [...]
August 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Brett Guthrie hosted a lunch gathering at Rafferty’s in E-town this week. Here he is with a popular bartender: Our favorite part? The flattering background.
July 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Eight Clay County residents convicted of taking part in a widespread vote-buying conspiracy should receive a new trial, a federal appeals panel ruled Wednesday. [H-L] Individuals buying health insurance on their own will see their premiums tumble next year in New York State as changes under the federal health care law take effect. [NY Times] [...]
July 16th, 2013 · Comments Off
The Trayvon Martin case and what it means for Lexington will be the topic of a town hall meeting Tuesday night. The event, hosted by local poet Bianca Spriggs and moderated by Renee Shaw, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning at 251 West Second Street. [H-L] July 15, [...]
July 9th, 2013 · Comments Off
A Lexington council member is urging his colleagues to block the annual $75,000 payment the city makes to the Bluegrass Area Development District until the state auditor gives the group a clean bill of health. [H-L] Transparency in government? Haha, fat chance, dream on. Not going to happen. [Politico] A financing plan for a new [...]
July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off
Will this guy have a shot against Brett Guthrie in Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District? No one we’ve spoken with seems to think so But his experience should give him a fighting chance whether or not the KDRP taints his candidacy.
May 17th, 2013 · Comments Off
Here’s part of his KET interview with Bill Goodman: Long story short: he believes immigration reform is necessary so unbelievably low, unlivable wages can continue to be payed for extremely difficult labor.
April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday accused a Kentucky Democratic super-PAC of planting bugging devices in his campaign office and asked the FBI to investigate. [The Hill] U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell asked the FBI Tuesday to investigate a secret recording of a private meeting in which he and his campaign aides discussed Ashley [...]
November 15th, 2012 · Comments Off
Central Kentucky Teabaggers (reality: they’re just a handful of teabaggers in Hardin County) have been publicly patting themselves on the back and freaking out at both the re-election of President Barack Obama and the Republican Party itself. So we thought it would be fun to share this photo of Bobby Alexander of the Central Kentucky [...]