Why Cancer Screenings Matter

I look at cancer screenings in two important ways.As a health care executive, who has spent much of my career studying the data on quality health outc...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Beshear: Protecting Your Right to Know

FRANKFORT – Our state and its government belong to the citizens of Kentucky and each person has a right to know how his or her tax dollars are b...

February 15th, 2017 |  


To Save Main Street, Tax Wall Street

All too often these days, large U.S. corporations and Wall Street banks seem more interested in tapping overseas markets than in growing a customer ba...

February 15th, 2017 |  


The General Assembly must protect Kentucky retirees’ pensions

The General Assembly must protect Kentucky retirees’ pensions

One of the most important responsibilities of the State Treasurer is to be a watchdog for money earned by Kentuckians. That includes protecting Kentuc...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Legislative Update: General Assembly returns in Frankfort

Legislative Update: General Assembly returns in Frankfort

FRANKFORT — The General Assembly returned to Frankfort this week after a brief organizational break, and the week has been filled with legislati...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Senate Week In Review

Senate Week In Review

FRANKFORT — Lawmakers returned to Frankfort this week to reconvene the 2017 Regular Session with plenty of issues on the table. Many of those we...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Will the Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

Last week President Donald Trump spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., as his predecessors have consistently done since 1953. Ca...

February 9th, 2017 |  


What I saw outside the abortion clinic

Have you ever gone to an event expecting one thing only to find out that it was something entirely different? That was my day on Friday and I don̵...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Lock America’s Doors and Please Knock Politely

I was about four or five years old when I remember my mother locking the front door. She said something to my dad about people “out and about...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Highway fatalities on the rise

FRANKFORT - No one is ever prepared to say a final goodbye. There’s a unique sting that accompanies deaths that were seemingly avoidable and unn...

February 7th, 2017 |