Senate Week In Review

Senate Week In Review

FRANKFORT — As we near the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session, the days have become more intense. We are debating issues in committee ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Legislative Update: General Assembly continues work in Frankfort

Legislative Update: General Assembly continues work in Frankfort

FRANKFORT – The people’s work continues in the General Assembly as a busy third week of the Regular Session comes to a close. I was proud ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Living On Purpose

Living On Purpose

We are all growing older. Thanks a lot, right? I realize that many will think this is not a very optimistic or positive thought, but it is a reality o...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


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 |