Nah, there won’t be. Today is the annual funtimes puppies and rainbows Meet & Greet with Governor Steve Beshear for state employees. Wouldn’t it be interesting if the folks who organized the recent state worker rally at the capitol (Remember? On a Saturday morning when maybe 60 people showed up) would consider quickly organizing another [...]
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December 4th, 2013 · No Comments
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December 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments
The Urban County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to pull the plug on a new downtown taxing district, saying it needed more time and support. Imagine that. [H-L] A majority of young Americans say student debt is a major issue facing the nation, a new poll finds, and many blame colleges for the problem. [HuffPo] You [...]
December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments
Richard Moloney, an independent candidate in the Dec. 10 special election in Lexington for the state Senate’s 13th District, accused his Democratic opponent, Reginald Thomas, this week of “playing fast and loose with the facts” by labeling Moloney a Republican. [H-L] These days, only one-third of Americans say most people can be trusted. Half felt [...]
November 29th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday will recommend next week to the Kentucky Board of Education that the Fleming County school district — deemed to be in “financial crisis” — be placed under state assistance, spokeswoman Nancy Rodriguez said Wednesday. [H-L] He’s the Democratic governor in mostly Republican Kentucky, but Steve Beshear took a political risk [...]
November 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Ooooh, this one is good for a caption contest: Please keep race out of it. Some of the comments we get are absurd. But make it funny.
November 26th, 2013 · No Comments
Three teachers have been chosen for the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame, housed at Western Kentucky University. [H-L] Four more people have been indicted in the Steubenville rape case for crimes ranging from obstruction of justice to making false statements to public officials, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Monday at [...]
November 25th, 2013 · No Comments
During Governor Steve Beshear’s most recent video update, he focused on the success of managed care in Kentucky:
November 21st, 2013 · No Comments
Wanna know why Kentucky can’t have nice things? Because Adam Edelen doesn’t have the guts to really audit Kentucky Retirement Systems. His report barely scratches the surface. [Edelen Is Failing Again] A federal appeals court is weighing the case of an Iraqi man sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges. [H-L] [...]
November 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment
Gov. Steve Beshear said in a recent letter to a nursing home advocate that he would take steps to improve the quality of care in Kentucky’s nursing homes. [H-L] For a state that has statues of native sons Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in its Capitol, Kentucky has been perceived as a political backwater for [...]
November 20th, 2013 · 3 Comments
Since Steve Beshear and Hal Rogers are letting their mighty eagle SOAR, we thought it’d be a good idea to share their public service announcements: And: You already know how this will end. John Cheves has been covering it for ages. We’ll bite our tongues for now.