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Today's Opinions

  • Kentucky Senate week in review with Sen. Paul Hornback

     One of the more unusual and intriguing special sessions in recent memory wrapped up in rare fashion this week, with the House concurring in a Senate plan to plug a hole in the Medicaid budget without the need for a conference committee. Before voting for the plan, however, House leaders announced that the governor would issue line-item vetoes gutting key Senate changes to the bill. The House then adjourned its session, forgoing the traditional opportunity to override those vetoes.

  • Senate week in review: March 25

     One of the more unusual and intriguing special sessions in recent memory wrapped up in rare fashion this week, with the House concurring in a Senate plan to plug a hole in the Medicaid budget without the need for a conference committee.

    Before voting for the plan, however, House leaders announced that the governor would issue line-item vetoes gutting key Senate changes to the bill. The House then adjourned its session, forgoing the traditional opportunity to override those vetoes.

  • Live comedy is more than just simply telling a good joke

     Thank you for your support. Drive home safely. Please don’t forget to tip your waitress.

  • Bullitt East success brings positive light to county, schools

     In most communities, there is seldom any single thing that draws people together more than a sports program.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 03/23/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at what appears to be the end of Bullitt County's Drug Task Force.

  • Little progress being made with little Senate support

     FRANKFORT – Last fall, when the General Assembly finalized the calendar for the 2011 Regular Session, this past week was scheduled to be one of the quietest of the year.  It was set aside as part of a 10-day period known as the veto recess, which gives the governor time to consider legislation sent to him and then gives legislators a chance to use the session’s final day to consider vetoes, if any occur.

  • Smoking issue very important

     Each year at least 443,000 people in the US die from smoking and secondhand smoke and 8.6 million suffer from smoking-caused illness. 

  • Educated Decisions

     As a substitute teacher in the Bullitt County school system, I’ve had the opportunity to see the positive influence the D.A.R.E. program has on elementary school children. As the students prepare to “graduate” from this course, they write an essay summarizing what they have learned.