Working Together to Save Lives

More than 1,000 Kentuckians die each year from drug overdoses, more than 200 of them from heroin. Heroin use has surged over the past few years, contr...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Kentucky Sexual Assault Victims Deserve a Voice

By now, most of America has heard about the horrific Stanford University rape case. This tragedy was pushed into the public eye after a 12-page victim...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Keep Kentucky in KentuckyWired

For nearly 80 years, the Kentucky Telecom Association (KTA) and its 16 regular member companies have played a critical role in bringing telephone, and...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


We must work together and pull together as one MSU family

It’s no secret that an affordable college education gives students a leg up in life by providing the skills that many of them who come from Kent...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Hiroshima: Obama vs. Truman

President Obama’s address at Hiroshima, Japan on May 27 provides us with a good opportunity to examine his foreign policy attitude and contrast ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – Over the last couple of weeks, there have been several public events in our area that, at their core, are designed to achieve one ke...

June 21st, 2016 |  


The Civil War Didn’t End Slavery After All

Slavery has been abolished in the United States since 1865, when the 13th Amendment was passed in the ashes of the Civil War.Well, almost abolished. A...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Is This New Reform a Toxic Waste?

There should’ve been an overhaul in how we regulate toxic chemicals years ago. Like when the 2010 President’s Cancer Panel report conclude...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Hooked on Conservation

Something remarkable has happened to recreational fishing.Increasingly, game fishers no longer publicly display their catches at rodeo weigh-ins or on...

June 16th, 2016 |  


I read the bill, and I can’t support it

I read the bill, and I can’t support it

When I ran for office, I made a promise to Kentucky that I would always read the bills. So last week in the Senate when regulation of the chemical ind...

June 14th, 2016 |