Congress needs to pass the Miners Protection Act

Time is running out for retired coal miners and their dependents, again.If Congress fails to act this week, the beleaguered miners and dependents will...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Kentucky needs opioid addiction recovery centers

In recent years we have watched as our state has been overrun by opioid use.It is a sad reality that has already claimed many lives, especially in nor...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Donald Trump’s cabinet appointments

Worried about the corporate gazillionaires whom Donald Trump is naming to his cabinet? Don’t fret — it could be months, if ever, before th...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Bevin and the University of Louisville legal fight

Rather than risk the University of Louisville’s accreditation — and perhaps the accreditation of Kentucky’s other public universitie...

December 20th, 2016 |  


No excuse for deadly fire at Oakland, California, warehouse

The Bay Area suffers from a severe housing shortage. But that can’t be an excuse for the deaths of at least 36 people in the infamous Ghost Ship...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Representation lacking for women in the Ky. legislature

The Kentucky House of Representatives will look very different next year, as new Republican leaders take over and chart a new course for the lower cha...

December 12th, 2016 |  


Nomination of Price as Health and Human Services secretary

The belief among Democrats that a Republican could never win another presidential election was apparently so firm that they’re still in a state ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Needy Families Fund, other organization donations declining

Since 1988, the Needy Families Fund has helped make Christmas a little brighter for hundreds of low-income families in Boyd, Greenup and Carter counti...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Honoring a World War II veteran

“The lucky one” was an appropriate and fitting headline for World War II veteran Samuel Robertson.The Bowling Green native is lucky in man...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Time for judicial redistricting?

John Minton, chief justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court, makes a strong case that it is way past time for the state to redraw Kentucky’s distri...

November 10th, 2016 |