For the sake of science

For the sake of science

Marvin Pincus is not the kind of guy to let spring slip through his fingers. Oh, when he was a young man, sure. But now, with the coming of spring to ...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Make a difference in someone’s life

Make a difference in someone’s life

Each of our lives is touched by many others and in turn we touch others all along our journey. I read an entry on Facebook requesting prayers for Mike...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Friday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2017. There are 233 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On May 12, 1967, “Are Yo...

May 12th, 2017 |  


House health care bill is an even worse threat to Kentuckians

Let’s be clear, rather than a compromise, the new version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) makes a deeply harmful plan even more destructi...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Getting back to the Constitution in education

Getting back to the Constitution in education

In an executive order (EO) issued April 26, President Donald Trump ordered a rollback of what he termed “a federal power grab” in educatio...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Wednesday, May 10, the 130th day of 2017. There are 235 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 10, 1869, a golden sp...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Opportunities surrounding Ky.’s need for skilled labor

We hope local schools are able to execute — and pretty quickly — on discussions here last week involving educators, labor unions and state...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Announcement not newsworthy for Courier-Journal?

As Speaker of the House, I was honored to attend an incredible public announcement Wednesday in Greenup County. Braidy Industries’ chief executi...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Hooray for less taxes, we hope

Hooray for less taxes, we hope

Americans pay too much in taxes. President Trump’s idea to eliminate four of the seven tax brackets is an excellent idea. Most Americans are sic...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Having compassion on those less fortunate

Having compassion on those less fortunate

In today’s world, it’s common to see people standing on the corner holding signs that declare how desperate they are for financial assista...

May 7th, 2017 |