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Craft Academy juniors and seniors look to bond together for 2016/17 school year
August 29, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Jim Gray hopes message on jobs will help in E.Ky., where statewide Dems haven't fared as well as in past
August 28, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Federal Election Commission wants more info on $793K transfers from KDP to itself; spox says mistake will be corrected Monday
August 27, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Alison Grimes campaigns for Clinton in Ohio, says offer in administration if victorious "would be an honor"
August 26, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Amid Voter ID Battles, Here Are 7 Things the Government Requires IDs For
August 26, 2016 from Daily Signal
As federal courts wrestle with voter ID laws in several states just months before a national election, there is considerably less attention being brought to... Read More The post Amid Voter ID Battles, Here Are 7 Things the Government Requires IDs For appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Craft Academy at full capacity for the first time in school's sophomore year
August 26, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Paul and Gray answer questions at Kentucky Farm Bureau forum separately
August 25, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Nonprofit arm of Democratic super PAC takes aim at McConnell over Medicare votes
August 25, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Group again protests Ky. Farm Bureau Ham Breakfast over insurer's policies
August 25, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Vice chairman of KRS board will become interim executive director Sept. 1
August 24, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Bevin submits updated Medicaid plan to federal government
August 24, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Beshear hopes for "final, ultimate decision" by Supreme Court in board reorganization lawsuits
August 23, 2016 from CN2 Pure Politics
Judges Put Election Reforms in Wisconsin on Hold, Except for Voter ID
August 23, 2016 from Daily Signal
On Monday, a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused without comment to stay a Wisconsin district court opinion in One... Read More The post Judges Put Election Reforms in Wisconsin on Hold, Except for Voter ID appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Liberal Judges Put Election Reforms in Wisconsin on Hold, Except for Voter ID
August 23, 2016 from Daily Signal
On Monday, a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused without comment to stay a Wisconsin district court opinion in One... Read More The post Liberal Judges Put Election Reforms in Wisconsin on Hold, Except for Voter ID appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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Commonwealth Policy Center to Hold Conference on Religious Liberty
August 29, 2016 by Richard Nelson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Commonwealth Policy Center to Hold Conference on Religious Liberty CONTACT: Richard Nelson (270) 271-2713 or (270) 719-1640 DATE: August 29, 2016   A public policy group in Kentucky says that religious freedom has been undermined since the Supreme Court struck down Kentucky's marriage law last summer. "We were ...
Yarmuth Protests Farm Bureau's Wholesome Policies
August 26, 2016 by Staff
The Kentucky Farm Bureau hosts a breakfast at the Kentucky state fair every year where country Ham is served up along with other local farm products. Dignitaries speak and attendees meet, greet and mingle at this popular event provided by Kentucky's largest insurer. Despite the festive atmosphere, Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville isn't happy. Instead of purchasing a table, as h...
Thinking of Not Voting?
August 23, 2016 by Richard Nelson
Some say they simply will not vote this election. Nominees of the two major political parties are unacceptable in their eyes and as a matter of protest, they just won't vote. If you're in that category, please allow me to persuade you to rethink that position. For starters, let's set aside the presidential race. Consider that there are many other offices up for election: U.S. Sen...
Naloxone Available at Kroger
August 20, 2016 by Staff
Next time you go to your local Kroger pharmacy, you'll find a drug available that wasn't there last week. It's called Naloxone and used to reverse heroin overdoses. What makes this interesting is that its now available without a prescription.  Last year over 1200 Kentuckians overdosed—about 1/3rd were from heroin last. That's nearly three people per day. Whatever c...