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Today's Opinions

  • BBB names top scams of 2012

     The Better Business Bureau investigates thousands of scams every year, and this past year launched two websites to help consumers figure out which offers are real and which ones are possibly frauds: 

    BBB Smart Investing (www.bbb.org/smartinvesting), developed in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, informs consumers about investment fraud, Ponzi schemes and risky investments, and helps them assess their risk, check out brokers, and avoid getting taken. 

  • BBB warns about Super Bowl scams

       The Super Bowl is right around the corner! Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on the lookout for counterfeit memorabilia and phony game tickets.

    Counterfeit Memorabilia

  • 2013 Legislative Session Focuses on
Many Issues Affecting Kentucky

      With the holiday season behind us, the General Assembly returned to Frankfort this week to prepare to deal with several crucial issues facing our Commonwealth.

    The first task of the 2013 Legislative Session was to elect leadership for our respective caucuses, receive committee assignments and essentially get our footing as we get ready for the work ahead of us.  It’s also a time of transition as new members prepare for their first legislative session.

  • A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

     The 2013 legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly opened this week with the election of new leaders who will help us navigate many important issues in the weeks to come. 

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo, Majority Leader Rocky Adkins, Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark and Majority Whip Tommy Thompson retained their posts. The House elected its first female member of leadership with Rep. Sannie Overly as Caucus Chair.  This team brings a broad spectrum of experience to our leadership team and I look forward to working with them over the next two years. 

  • Senator Paul Hornback: 2013 Session Overview

     Hello and Happy New Year!  As we start the New Year, so starts a new session in Frankfort.

    The 2013 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is 30 days long and is known as the “short” session.  During the first week, both caucuses are traditionally busy choosing their respective leaders and making committee assignments.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Windshield Repair Scams

     BBB is receiving reports of salespersons in the Elizabethtown area, going door-to-door, trying to get residents to sign contracts to replace their “damaged” windshields.

  • Don’t have to travel far for some good stories

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some of the stuff not really front-page material but something that will sometimes bring a chuckle or maybe a moment to pause and think.....

  • It’s all about safety in local schools

     Every school day, around 13,000 young souls enter the doors of our local schools.