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Dear Editor,I am a volunteer at KET, Kentucky’s statewide public television network. I volunteer my time there because, for years, my family and...

March 7th, 2017 |  


American Hellscape

In case you were wondering what Republicans have planned for the environment, it’s now clear.Some of the ideas aren’t new — like min...

February 28th, 2017 |  


News Media Continues to Lose Credibility

Kentuckians’ trust in institutional media may be at an all-time low. According to Secretary of State Alison Grimes’ Kentucky Civic Health ...

February 28th, 2017 |  


The Time Has Come for Kentucky To Reform Its Justice System

Last year, during my visit to the drug treatment program at Roeder Correctional Complex in LaGrange, Kentucky, I met a young man there named Joe. He w...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Busy 4th week for 2017 Legislative Session

Busy 4th week for 2017 Legislative Session

Visits from advocacy groups, a ceremonial bill signing, and rallies in the Capitol Rotunda, along with the bipartisan passage of bills, marked a busy ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Congress, White House Working Together to Bring Relief to Coal Country

As the Obama Administration packed its boxes and prepared to leave office, the former president took a parting shot at Appalachian coal communities, w...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Two Tobacco-Related Bills Are Disease-Prevention Bills

If Kentuckians want to quit smoking, we should help them. We should remove roadblocks that make it harder for them to get the treatment they need to q...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Optimism in the Commonwealth

Last week, I spoke before the General Assembly and a live KET audience to deliver the State of the Commonwealth Address. If you missed the speech, you...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Will the Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

Last week President Donald Trump spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., as his predecessors have consistently done since 1953. Ca...

February 14th, 2017 |  


It’s 1984 in Trumplandia

Tromp-tromp-tromp — troops are marching to battles. Boom-boom-boom — bombs are blowing up communities. Whoooosh — poisonous gas is b...

February 14th, 2017 |