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Entries Tagged as 'KY Supreme Court'

Is Alison Grimes’ Senate Dream Just Dead?

September 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

When it comes to battling the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is President Barack Obama’s “Kentucky candidate.” [Sam Youngman] Monday night marked the beginning of another U.S. war in the Middle East — one with no specified time frame, no estimated price tag, lingering questions about its legality [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Economy · Education · Health Care · John Yarmuth · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats

Your Evening Roundup Of Awful Happenings

August 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

But there’s plenty of money for the damn Ark Park! The state’s top economic development official said in a letter to city officials this week that the state won’t issue $30 million in state bonds for the controversial CentrePointe development. [H-L] Police violence broke out again in Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday night, as the streets filled [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Journalism · Kentucky Business · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Wasted Money

Mitch McConnell Wasn’t Pro-Choice In Late 70s

March 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

An expert opinion offering a new take on old evidence after a re-examination of the materials does not constitute newly found information about two murders, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday. [H-L] [Democratic] congressional party committees and super PACs are on record pace ahead of their Republican counterparts, while the majority of Democratic incumbents in [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Journalism · KY Supreme Court · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Rumor · Stats · Taxes · The Gays · Wiretapping

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 · Wiretapping

State Still Spends Millions On Anti-Gay Groups

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the fatal kidnapping of a Kentucky distillery worker. [H-L] Uncertainty over a short-lived proposal to open employment to gays at Kentucky’s largest private child care agency prompted many [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · KY Supreme Court · Military · Rand Paul · The Gays

Matt Bevin Can’t Dig His Way Out Of The Hole

February 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

We wish you the best, Ferrell Wellman! Comment on Kentucky won’t be the same without you. Enjoy that retirement. [Press Release] Kentucky would create coal-friendly power plant emission standards in an attempt to head off tougher federal rules under a bill passed unanimously Thursday by a House committee. [John Cheves] The globe cozied up to [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Greg Stumbo · Kentucky Business · KY Supreme Court · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Taxes · The Gays

Some Folks In Morehead Need To Find A Hobby

February 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Add cockfighters to the long list of Kentuckians angry with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. [H-L] The White House says President Barack Obama’s upcoming budget proposal will not include his past offer to accept lowered cost-of-living increases in Social Security and other benefit programs. Those had been a central component of his long-term debt-reduction strategy. [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Immigration · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · UofL

Beshear Just Glossed Over The KRS Disaster

January 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed Governor Steve Beshear’s budget address last night, go give it a read and download all the supporting fact sheets. [Page One] Gov. Steve Beshear on Tuesday proposed a $20.3 billion, two-year spending plan for Kentucky that would restore much of the state’s lost funding for K-12 schools, including pay raises for teachers [...]

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Tags: Budget · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Journalism · KY Supreme Court · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Wiretapping

Fleming Co. Story Will Send You Into Fit Of Rage

December 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

A Lexington attorney says prosecutors sensationalized an affidavit in the Subway harboring case. Is it a case of employing and harboring undocumented Indian nationals or a cultural misunderstanding? [H-L] The existence of a mysterious ancient human lineage and the genetic changes that separate modern humans from their closest extinct relatives are among the many secrets [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Education · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Journalism · KY Supreme Court · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Wiretapping · Youth

Woah, Could Bourbon Save The Environment?

November 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Bell County clerk and three of her deputies have entered not guilty pleas in connection with people not receiving tax refunds they were owed. [H-L] A new report from the Center for Media and Democracy reveals an expansive network of closely allied right-wing groups, funded in part by Charles and David Koch and other [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · KY Supreme Court