After more than a year of shutdowns and lockdowns, quarantines and self-imposed exiles, this Easter looks to be different than the last — different than any before, but still better this year.
Much of Eastern Kentucky is still coming up for air after widespread flooding submerged much of the region under several feet of water in early March.
This week’s 30-day Regular Session activity ended with dozens of bills going to the Governor. Being done with 28 legislative days, legislators raced to pass bills until the final minute last Tuesday. That was the last day lawmakers could pass bills and still have time to override any vetoes…
Following the General Assembly's constitutionally required recess during a 30-day session, lawmakers returned to Frankfort on Tuesday, Feb. 2, to begin the second half of the 2021 Session.
The COVID-19 pandemic has now been with us nearly a year, having started in one winter and now stretching into the next. In that time, we’ve learned more and more about the virus, but still don’t have all the answers.
The headline on Nov. 20 screamed from the pages of the Standard and Poor Global Market Intelligence website: “US coal jobs down 24 percent from the start of Trump administration to latest quarter.”
There’s several predictions that could have easily been made about the 2020 election cycle in Kentucky.
We owe a lot to our local health departments, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, as they have become more invaluable to our communities than ever before.
For more than 200 years, the residents of the United States of America have gone to the polls to cast their votes for who should be the leader of the nation or local municipalities for a term.
It’s likely that, when the history of the COVID-19 pandemic is written and discussed in the future, one of the biggest failures to be identified will be that of missing the mark — doing the right things, but in the wrong ways.
When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit in the last school year, school districts nationwide did what they could. Many of them moved with no experience into virtual instruction. Parents did the best they could to make the best choices educationally for their children, but it was all new territory.
Information is flying at us all at a more rapid pace than ever in our world’s history. Just picking up your mobile device subjects you to an unending barrage of information — some valuable, some not.
How often have we heard the phrase that “it is time to turn down the temperature on the rhetoric,” rhetoric used to drive the public discussion on the issue of the day? Rhetoric comes in many forms, but regardless of whether it is a headline on the front page of a local or national newspaper…
There’s a difficult issue that we must recognize and discuss during this ongoing pandemic. It’s one that many of us may not want to acknowledge because it can have devastating impacts on our families and communities.
Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, we warned on this page that people needed to be careful and thoughtful regarding the information they share on social media. That is doubly true during a divisive and controversial political season.
Recently, the Kentucky Supreme Court decided to overturn SB 151, a bill which would have greatly impacted the incredibly controversial and struggling Kentucky state employees’ retirement systems.