Medicine that Hurts

The Republican-proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) that the House of Representatives is expected to vote on this Thursday has been called a bill ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Environmentalists Should Applaud Cleaner Burning Fossil Fuels

Not all fossil fuels are created equally - at least with respect to their carbon footprint.The good news is the United States has been transitioning t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Prescription Drug Epidemic Must Be Tackled Head-On

Prescription Drug Epidemic Must Be Tackled Head-On

All across America, but especially right here in my home of Eastern Kentucky, the prescription drug scourge is devastating our families and communitie...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Preserving life, a little longer

I’ve assured my wife that I will do everything to save and preserve her life should she ever be in a life and death scenario. Should she ever be...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Living On Purpose

Living On Purpose

Hope is one of those dynamic words that deserves the title of catalyst when it comes to change. It is a spiritual attribute that God’s people sh...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Senate Week In Review

Senate Week In Review

FRANKFORT — In this weekly column I try to emphasis positive legislation that I believe will move our state forward. Unfortunately, in the final...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Hunger is a Health Issue in Kentucky

This March, the Kentucky Association of Food Banks is recognizing National Nutrition Month® in honor of the 1 in 6 Kentuckians who lack consisten...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Going After the Opioid Profiteers

Travis Bornstein never told his friends about his son Tyler’s drug problem. He was too embarrassed.Then, on September 28, 2014, Tyler’s bo...

March 16th, 2017 |  


A Movement for ‘Sanctuary Campuses’ Takes Shape

With spring midterms on the horizon, this time of year is often stressful enough for college students.Yet for some students this year, the stress goes...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Legislative Update: Work continues as Regular Session winds down

Legislative Update: Work continues as Regular Session winds down

FRANKFORT – We are in the final stretch of the Regular Session and the House has been hard at work to better Kentucky. We passed this week measu...

March 14th, 2017 |