How Trumpism trumped Bushism

When Ronald Reagan chose George H. W. Bush as his running mate in 1980, a decades-long dance among the Bush family, the Republican establishment, and ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Is Solar Energy Really Too Expensive?

In order for solar power to compete with other forms of energy, the conventional thinking goes, it needs to become way cheaper.Installing rooftop sola...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Surveillance Isn’t Colorblind

During the 1960s, the FBI and NSA followed, wiretapped, and bugged Martin Luther King Jr. — all under the veil of proper legal process. Today, t...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Kentucky Should Add Scholarship Tax Credits to its Back-To-School List

As students across Kentucky begin a new school year, many cannot wait to see their friends and reunite with their favorite teachers. Some are excited ...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Important to Know the Facts Before Reacting

It is often good practice to take a deep breath and examine all the facts before forming an opinion and taking to social media to lash out in anger or...

August 9th, 2016 |  


New Coal Job Loss Numbers Highlight The Choice Kentuckians Face

Today’s coal jobs report is deeply unsettling. Last week as I traveled throughout Eastern Kentucky, I witnessed the devastation caused by the Wa...

August 9th, 2016 updated: August 10th, 2016. |  


With Senate Democrats’ Cooperation, Congress Can Pass Anti-Zika Efforts

With Senate Democrats’ Cooperation, Congress Can Pass Anti-Zika Efforts

Like many Kentuckians, I am concerned about the growing threat of Zika virus in this country. As we head deeper into the summer, infected mosquitos ar...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor and others

To Brittany, James and Randy, also the State Police and City Police;I am terribly sorry for what i did on July 6th, 2016. I was following my brother b...

July 29th, 2016 |  


A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – Over the years, I have been proud to sponsor or support a number of educational programs, from the Kentucky Education Reform Act to ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Kentucky’s Coal Industry Crushed by an Agency in Need of a Purpose

For decades, Kentucky has proudly mined the coal that fuels America. Coal still generates more than a third of U.S. electricity – more than any ...

July 19th, 2016 |