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Today's Opinions

  • Senate plan moves to approval on Medicaid

     FRANKFORT – During the special session last week, the Senate created a responsible approach to solving this Medicaid budget shortfall.

    The House of Representatives agreed with the Senate plan and the bill was sent to the Governor’s desk.  However late Friday March 25, as many offices were closing for the day, the Governor vetoed all of the important accountability provisions and is now left with an unrestricted checkbook combined with an unlimited credit card funded with your tax dollars.

  • Redistrict should be one issue all can work as one

     Gerrymandering is the slicing and dicing of terroritories in the political system and the end result is that groups of people are often left without too much power in the decision-making process.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 04/06/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at marked-up gas prices during Spring Break week.

  • Foolishness could lead to local secession movement

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The controversial Bullitt County smoking ban may lead to a burning down of the entire community.

    Under severe pressure from local voters, businesses and churches, Bullitt Fiscal Court members finally came up with a solution to their lingering issues: Secession.

    In an unprecedented turn of events, Fiscal Court declared, without an official vote, that Bullitt County would secede from both the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the United States of America.

  • Mystery Shopping Scam Uses BBB Name

     Scam artists are using the Better Business Bureau’s good name in a Mystery Shopping Scam.

    BBB Evaluation Inc promises to pay $50 to $100 an hour. The email states “your urgent response needed ASAP.” An excerpt from the email, which has several grammatical and spelling mistakes, is below:

     

    From: BBB Evaluation Inc. <jobs@nankankaki.co.jp>
    Subject: Re: Your Urgent Response Needed ASAP®

  • City better learn to communicate before it’s too late

     It makes for great reading and even better video. But the Monday night encounter at the Shepherdsville City Government Center was not something to be proud of by anyone involved.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 03/30/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at what President Barack Obama might tell the people of the United States.

  • Things can get done when we work together

      FRANKFORT – During the legislative session that ended earlier this month, Kentuckians saw a textbook example of what positive things can happen when both parties in the General Assembly come together and work toward the Commonwealth’s greater good.