Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 4:36 pm
Frankfort — Gov. Bevin might use his official social media accounts to bypass the media and control the narrative on his policy, but the ACLU of Kentucky continued its fight Thursday that he can’t permanently block more than an estimated 600 constituents from such public forums.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:25 pm
Our Attorney General Andy Beshear came under attack today for a court case settled before taking office. Republicans Sen. Danny Carroll of Paducah and Rep. Lynn Bechler of Marion co-chaired the committee where Beshear testified on the need to take legal action against pharmaceutical companies who contributed to the opioid problem in Kentucky.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Over the last two days, Gov. Matt Bevin has taken to the conservative airwaves saying he and the Republican supermajority have a pension reform plan that will move new hires into a defined-contribution 401(k)-style system. What he didn’t reveal were any plans to identify new revenue sources to address the glaring funding shortfalls or discuss the high cost associated with a transition into a 401...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 4:10 pm
Former Gov. Steve Beshear’s book “People Over Politics” isn’t a chronological memoir on his former administration, but a body of work on how to make government work again. At a time when almost 500,000 Kentuckians or more could lose their health care by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act or the current governor’s Medicaid waiver, the state and...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:47 pm
As the next Public Pension Oversight Board meeting on Sept. 25, draws near, here's some quick stats, facts and audit recommendations for Democrats to share. Two things not in this primer include the PFM Consulting group suggested a consolidated investment board for all pensions, and despite the growing support pushed by the Kentucky League of Cities, advised against separating the County...
Friday, September 8, 2017 at 5:44 pm
Dear Fellow Democrats,