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Today's Opinions

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • The Next Star 2010: BBB Inquiries Suggest "Buyer Beware" Approach

    The Better Business Bureau has warned consumers for years about talent search firms whose primary goal is to collect money from would-be models, singers or movie stars.  Some talent search businesses are mostly interested in taking financial advantage of the ambitions of people seeking to become a star, and not-so-much interested in identifying talent or advancing the career of the people who audition or try out.

     

  • Progress been made in county's parks debate

    No matter the ultimate decision on the proposed partnership between the Bullitt County YMCA and the Bullitt County parks and recreation department, great strides have already been made.

    First, a cooperative effort will ensure that the Bullitt Central swimming pool will open on time this spring.

  • Budget brings lively discussions

        FRANKFORT - After seven weeks of grinding effort, scouring state government for savings, casting a wide net to find more revenue without raising taxes - and under the gun of writing a state budget footer-to-roof beam in limited time - the House this week passed its version of a two-year spending plan for state government.

        The climax came on a near-party-line vote of 65-33 Wednesday after three hours of lively, sometimes contentious, floor debate.

  • Senate takes many items out of budget

        FRANKFORT – As expected, the final full week of the 2010 Regular Session ended with the focus returning to the General Assembly’s top priority, the two-year state government budget.

        House and Senate leaders began working toward common ground on Wednesday afternoon, and if all goes as scheduled, a compromise should be ready for a final vote this coming week.

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • Ethic requirements on officials are strengthened

        FRANKFORT - Last week in Frankfort, the Senate passed bills that strengthens the ethical restrictions placed on government officials, restricts a dangerous drug growing in use across the nation, and outlines the proper way for the state to classify local schools that need renovation.

        We also passed bills honoring our veterans and kept a close eye on the progress of the state budget in the House.