Kentucky’s teachers and students lead the way

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman believes that today’s college graduates must do much more than compete for a job.In a global economy, m...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Sen. Smith’s Legislative Update

Sen. Smith’s Legislative Update

Over a month has passed since the conclusion of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly but my work as your senator has not slowed. Between ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


How MP3 can more effectively protect honey bees from pesticide exposure

Every year, the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees sponsors an essay contest with 4-H. This year, the essay topic was state pollinator prot...

May 16th, 2017 |  


How Mexican Farmers Got the Better of Trump

Often, when world powers pick fights with seemingly powerless countries, they learn that even small dogs have sharp teeth — as President Trump i...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Is there room in the courtroom for conscience?

Does a judge have a right to his conscience? That’s the question many are asking since a Glasgow Family Court Judge recused himself in cases reg...

May 9th, 2017 |  


New Law Will Help Bring Greater Transparency, Accountability to Area Development Districts

Lost in the headlines of the recently completed 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is a new law that is designed to increase transp...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


What’s so personal about work zone safety?

A driver’s split-second decision caused by a brief distraction can impact lives forever.Three years ago this month, I received a phone call abou...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


After the Chemical Attack, It’s Time to Get Rid of the ‘Muslim Ban’

When I saw footage of the alleged sarin gas attack in Syria, I felt ill.The whole episode, which killed up to 100 civilians in Syria’s Idlib pro...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Final week of 2017 legislative session

Final week of 2017 legislative session

Long nights, intense debate, and media attention from across the globe wrapped up what started as a quiet final week of the 2017 Session of the Kentuc...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Cognitive Dissonance in Georgetown

Have you ever had two conflicting feelings happen at the same time? Ever felt both happy and sad? Or angry yet compassionate? If so, you’ve expe...

April 4th, 2017 |