The Kentucky Gazette
 Republican hopes to retain control of the U.S. Senate have risen a bit in recent days, but Democrats still hold an edge – much to the consternation of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

   National Public Radio takes a look at tomorrow's Senate elections.

School funding

 A recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities indicates state education funding has declined in Kentucky and 22 other states when the funding is adjusted for inflation. 

   Above, this photo from 1940 shows school children in Breathitt County reading around a table.

   Read more about school funding here.

  

GOP hopes for Senate

18-20 January 2017

Kentuckians for Better Trans-portation hosts its annual meeting in Lexington.

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

Friday, Oct. 21 – state Rep. Jim Stewart, 58, and state Rep. Jill York, 50; Saturday, Oct. 22 – state Rep. Will Coursey, 38; Sunday, Oct. 30 – state Sen. Dennis Parrett, 57; Tuesday, Nov. 1 – state Sen. Chris Girdler, 37; Friday, Nov. 4 – state Rep. Rocky Adkins, 57, and U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, 69; Tuesday, Nov. 8 – state Rep. Bob DeWeese, 80

Birthdays

Talk About It

10 November 2016

9-11 a.m.  "Less Me, More We," a business workshop presented by the Bowling Green Chamber

14-20 November 2016

The University of Kentucky is sponsoring Global Entre-preneur Week with a variety of activities. Lexington

Daybook

Open Secrets eyes federal campaign $$$


Kentucky General Assembly: Week in Review


It takes 270 electoral votes to win presidency.

The Commonwealth's Journal

on Public Affairs, Government & Politics