Great Once Again

This week our nation will experience a wonderful American political tradition, as we witness the peaceful transfer of executive power. The new Preside...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Obamacare repeal good for Kentucky

Obamacare repeal good for Kentucky

Every day, Kentuckians are reading headlines that Obamacare is a failure. Supporters of Obamacare promised lower costs, but it sent them soaring. They...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Smith excels at representing this region

Dear Editor,State Senator Brandon Smith is doing a fine job representing your region of the state. I know this personally because I had the opportunit...

January 17th, 2017 |  


An Incredibly Productive Early Legislative Session

An Incredibly Productive Early Legislative Session

On Saturday, January 7th, I signed seven new bills into law. I want to extend my gratitude to the General Assembly for their hard work in getting thes...

January 10th, 2017 |  


A Fast One

Wow. That was fast. Members of our brand spanking-new Kentucky state legislature convened in Frankfort for the first time on Tuesday, January 3.By the...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Gov. Bevin signs historic pro-life legislation into law

An interesting thing happened in Frankfort a few days ago. For the first time in the history of the legislature, bills actually passed the House and S...

January 10th, 2017 |  


SB 5 protects the smallest amongst us

SB 5 protects the smallest amongst us

The first week of the General Assembly legislative session is traditionally reserved for ceremonial rituals and tasks that must be done before laws ca...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Why I Answered the Call for Veterans to Go to Standing Rock

I lay among friends, huddled and cold in our sleeping bags. We listened to the lashing wind and the drums and prayer chants coming from the sacred fir...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Invalid Election

Dear Editor,Those who take politics lightly may find it funny, but it just seems so stupid - stupid that America’s far right wing would be the o...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Crony Capitalism Made Rick Perry Our Energy Secretary

Rick Perry has taken quite a tumble since being governor of Texas. He was a twice-failed GOP presidential wannabe and then ended up being a rejected c...

December 27th, 2016 |