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 |  


Why Scientists Marched

Hundreds of thousands of scientists and their supporters recently took to the streets, marching in favor of science-based policies. How did our scienc...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Obamacare Is Actually Working

Question: What do you get when you mix a barrel of fables, a sack of mendacity, and a gross of whoppers – topped with a thick layer of subterfug...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Churches are Not Second Class

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in an important case regarding religious freedom and whether the government can treat religious...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Community Conversations Throughout Kentucky

As a Senator, my job requires that I spend many hours in Washington, but Kentucky is my home and I make it a priority to be in the state when the Sena...

April 25th, 2017 |  


The Legacy of Lent: Don’t Give Up Something, Do Something

During Lent, the 46 days from Ash Wednesday to the day before Easter, many Christians focus on giving up or doing without something. Not eating a favo...

April 18th, 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 |  


What’s so Good about Good Friday?

What’s so good about Good Friday anyway? The day was preceded by betrayal, denial, abandonment, and conspiracy. It ended in mob rule and the exe...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Stealing the March

“Always mystify, mislead, and surprise the enemy.”–Stonewall JacksonThe ousting of Steve Bannon from the National Security Council (...

April 11th, 2017 |