Senate Passes Republican Budget 51-48

Politico After a marathon session of votes that lasted into the early hours of Thursday morning, the Senate passed a Republican budget that sets in motion repeal of Obamacare. Read more. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul voted against the budget and … Continue reading →

Greg Stumbo and Sannie Overly are grateful for union support

By BERRY CRAIG AFT Local 1360 House leaders say union support was vital to the Democrats’ big win in in Tuesday’s special elections. Kentucky State AFL-CIO-endorsed Democrats won three of four races, boosting the party’s majority to 53-47. “I don’t … Continue reading →

Gov. Steve Beshear Signs Executive Order Restoring Right to Vote

Gov. Beshear Signs Executive Order Restoring Right to Vote, Hold Office to Certain Offenders Press Release Date:Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Contact Information:Terry Sebastian Jennifer Brislin 502-564-2611 Order excludes persons convicted of violent or sex crimes, bribery or treason FRANKFORT, Ky. … Continue reading →

A Rude Unhinging – a Political Body in Shock

By Ron Leach My medical colleagues will recognize the title – A Rude Unhinging – derived from Dr. Samuel Gross’ 1862 description of a rapidly deteriorating physiological state of the human body now known as shock; “the rude unhinging of … Continue reading →

College: A Debt Trap?

Are student loans a debtors’ prison? Mother Jones A ProPublica analysis based on new data from the US Department of Education shows that students from low-income families graduate from NYU saddled with huge federal loans. The school’s Pell Grant recipients—students … Continue reading →