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A 2-Pronged Assault on Women

We heard a lot about the “war on women” during the 2012 election cycle — mostly over Republican attacks on …

April 28th, 2016 |  

We Live in a Democracy, Not a Theocracy

It wasn’t so long ago when one of the most powerful justifications wielded in support of segregation was religious belief. …

April 28th, 2016 |  

The Good Food Movement Needs Science, Too

Perhaps you’ve heard some organic food advocates say, “We should just roll back the clock and farm the way we …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Cruz vs. Trump: Comparing their Tax Proposals

As Donald Trump and Ted Cruz battle to become the Republican nominee for president, it is time to closely consider …

April 26th, 2016 updated: April 26th, 2016. |  

This Industry is Literally Making a Killing

The 2016 presidential elections are proving historic, and not just because of the surprising success of self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders, …

April 26th, 2016 |  

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – Most legislative sessions are usually remembered for just a handful of major laws, and this year’s, which ended …

April 26th, 2016 |  

What’s the Deal with a $15 Minimum Wage?

Arguing that no full-time worker should be paid so little as to live in poverty, Bernie Sanders supports increasing the …

April 21st, 2016 |  

That ‘Natural’ Label Doesn’t Mean Much

Scenario: You’re at the store, trying to make healthy yet frugal choices. You see several products labeled “organic” and others …

April 21st, 2016 |  

The Death Gap

Rich people live longer than poor people. No big news there — we’ve known that health tracks wealth for quite …

April 21st, 2016 |  

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – While every two-year budget the General Assembly passes is important, some turn out to be more memorable than …

April 19th, 2016 |  

This Election, We Can’t Afford to Ignore the Climate

Our great coastal cities could be flooded within the lifetime of children born today. That’s the conclusion of researchers studying …

April 14th, 2016 |  

Most Racism Is Mundane

This spring, the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus has been the site of several heinous acts of racism: An Asian student …

April 14th, 2016 |  

Free From Jail, Imprisoned by Debt

At 36, Marcus White has spent half of his life in prison. Today he’s no longer behind bars, but now …

April 14th, 2016 |  

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – As the House and Senate work this week on resolving a budget by Friday, it is worth noting …

April 12th, 2016 |  

Dying in Prison

Over the past three decades, judges and juries have filled America’s prisons with non-violent offenders. Many are serving draconian sentences …

April 12th, 2016 |  

A Sweet Tax

As Americans prepare to meet this year’s April 18 deadline to file our taxes, there’s talk of taxes across the …

April 12th, 2016 |  

A State’s Budget Crisis: A Look at the Mess in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has finally announced that he will allow the budget passed by the legislature for the 2015-16 …

April 12th, 2016 |  

Give “Tax and Spend” a Chance

This time of year, a whole lot of Americans are feeling taxed enough already. But the astonishing momentum of Bernie …

April 7th, 2016 |  

Wall Street Should Pay a Sales Tax, Too

In case there was any doubt, the presidential election fight has confirmed that blasting Wall Street, even eight years after …

April 7th, 2016 |  

Ohio Proves It: Rehabilitation Works

You might not guess it from the Republican governor or GOP-dominated legislature, but Ohio is proving itself the most progressive …

April 7th, 2016 |  

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – Late last week, as budget talks stalled, I joined with many of my fellow House members to defend …

April 5th, 2016 |  

Senate Week In Review

Senate Week In Review

FRANKFORT — As the final day of a General Assembly session approaches, the fate of numerous bills typically becomes much …

April 5th, 2016 |  

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