Right to work is wrong for Kentucky

Right to work is wrong for Kentucky

Governor Matt Bevin has made it no secret that he favors so-called “right-to-work” legislation for the upcoming session of the Kentucky Ge...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Overregulation is killing Kentucky jobs

Overregulation is killing Kentucky jobs

You can’t be a friend of Hillary Clinton and a friend of job creation in Kentucky. Any jobs plan for Kentucky would necessarily include repeal o...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Once-Broken Senate is Working Again

Once-Broken Senate is Working Again

After years of gridlock in our nation’s capital, in 2014 the voters chose to end the dysfunction in Washington by electing a Republican Senate. ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Invest in a young person this year by serving as a mentor

Around the country children of all ages are soaking up the last days of summer, looking, or perhaps not looking forward to the beginning of another sc...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Despite public outcry, Bevin submits Kynect proposal changes

Despite public outcry, Bevin submits Kynect proposal changes

In spite of massive public outcry which included testimony from medical professionals, warnings from vision and dental experts, fact driven data from ...

August 30th, 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 |  


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 |  


Kentucky is Once Again at the Forefront in Hemp Production

As senators from Kentucky, we’ve been fortunate to meet many of the farmers who help make our state work. Agriculture is a vital part of Kentuck...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Kentucky: Trial Lawyer Haven

Kentucky: Trial Lawyer Haven

They say an opportunity missed is an opportunity lost. Such is the case in Kentucky as yet another legislative session has passed without any meaningf...

May 31st, 2016 updated: May 31st, 2016. |  


Seven, Eight … Nine Brothers in World War II

Back during Memorial Day 2014, I wrote a piece on five brothers who served in World War II. I was impressed by the Bailey boys, from my neck of the wo...

May 31st, 2016 |