GOP: Review KTRS

Republicans in the Kentucky Senate aren't comfortable with the $3.3 billion bonding plan the state House passed to shore up teachers' pensions. The GOP caucus is calling for a review of KTRS.

Kentucky Senate Democrats, including Minority Floor Leader Ray S. Jones II, above, are complaining that GOP leadership in the chamber are pushing through bills too quickly and in violation of the constitution.

Fast Bills in Ky Senate

Gov. Steve Beshear touts  success of SOAR.

Sadly, Kentucky's drug problem is featured in major HuffPo heroin story.

Ronnie Ellis writes about Kentucky's role in the new John Grisham novel.


27 July 2015

Save the Date.: Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Business Summit, Louisville

27 March 2015

8:15 a.m.: Gatton School of Business at UK hosts Supply Chain Forum, Lexington

The Kentucky Gazette

The Commonwealth's Journal

on Public Affairs, Government & Politics

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Sunday, March 2 – state Rep. Kevin Sinnette, 53; Monday, March 3 – state Sen. John Schickel, 61; Saturday, March 8 – state Rep. Jeff Greer, 51; Monday, March 10 – state Rep. Rick Rand, 58; Tuesday, March 11 – state Rep. Ron Crimm, 80; Wednesday, March 12 – state Sen. Paul Hornback, 58; Thursday, March 13 – state Rep. Tom McKee, 74.

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

17 March 2015

7:30 am.: Author Mathew Sleeth is guest speaker, Governor's Prayer Breakfast.