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Bill Straub: There’s stupid and there’s mega-stupid, so credit legislators for hungry kids going hungrier Members Subscribers Public
In their haste to override the gov’s emergency declaration, the KYGA inadvertently cost the state $350 million in SNAP benefits. Why? Just because they could.
They’re coming for you, too Members Subscribers Public
Now that the Christian Nationalists can taste victory, they really don’t need their useful idiots any longer.
Kansans say no to a “reproductive police state.” Will Kyians do the same? Members Subscribers Public
The abortion amendment on this fall’s ballot is basically the same rejected last night in Kansas. Will the results be the same? And is the KY GOP worried?
ForwardKY is coming to Hopkinsville! Members Subscribers Public
It’s a live, in-person discussion of the issues of the day between a progressive and a conservative. Come join us!
‘They have no way to get out until the bridges are rebuilt’ Members Subscribers Public
An update on the trip to EKY by Jeff Wiggins and Jerald Adkins to see how unions can help.
Jessica Neal pays $57,368 to get recount in Kentucky Senate District 24 primary race lost by 3 percent Members Subscribers Public
Jessica Neal, a candidate in last spring’s Republican primary election for state Senate District 24, posted $57,368 Monday with the Campbell circuit court clerk to get a recount of the election.
Continuous CHIP eligibility could keep more KY kids covered Members Subscribers Public
The federal health insurance program for children helps keep more than 620,000 Kentucky kids insured. But the expanded coverage expires in October. Now what?
Kelly Jones interview, terrible flooding in EKY, and abortion once again banned in Kentucky Members Subscribers Public
This week we discuss the EKY floods, the response, and how you can help. Jazmin updates on the abortion lawsuit. And we talk w/ Kelly Jones, the Dem candidate in H-68 in Northern Kentucky.
EKY floods w/guest Matt Lehman (candidate for KY-4) Members Subscribers Public
Aaron and Kimberly discuss the horrible flooding throughout Eastern KY w/ Rep. Cherlynn Stevenson and KY 120 member Christina Trosper. Then, we interview Matt Lehman, who is running for Congress in NKY, lining up against Libertarian/twitter troll Thomas Massie.
The legal landscape on abortion isn't complicated: The Supreme Court intends to eliminate it Members Subscribers Public
What does the conservative wing of the Supreme Court want the outcome to be? A ban on abortions. What civil rights stand in the way of that ban? Doesn’t matter. They’re gone now.
Many rural Republicans rejected Kansas abortion measure Members Subscribers Public
Kansas voted down the anti-abortion amendment, and not just in the cities: fourteen counties that went for Trump in 2020 voted against the amendment.
Booker releases new ad calling for a “Kentucky New Deal” Members Subscribers Public
Senate candidate Charles Booker has released a new ad called “Shared Dreams.” In it, he talks about the challenges all of us are facing, and promises to fight for all — Democrats, Republicans, and Independents — when he gets to Washington.
Wiggins: Helping eastern Kentucky flood victims is more important than Fancy Farm Members Subscribers Public
“It’s more important to help the people of eastern Kentucky who are hurting in the floods than to go to Fancy Farm and listen to anti-worker politicians bash other politicians who support working people,” Wiggins said.
There’s no urban-rural divide when it comes to tackling substance use disorder Members Subscribers Public
The rural-urban divide reflects numerous differences across our state. But one issue that affects everyone is the overdose epidemic. Two activists share what we need to do with our settlement money.
Breaking: Four officers charged in Breonna Taylor raid Members Subscribers Public
The New York Times is reporting that four current and former police officers have been charged in connection with the raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment.
Wednesday News & Notes Members Subscribers Public
News & Notes for Wednesday, 8/3/22 – healthcare bill passes, special session under discussion, and more
Booker walks the walk, Rand just talks Members Subscribers Public
Charles Booker was in eastern Kentucky of the weekend, delivering relief supplies. Where was Rand Paul? Uhm ... not there.
Abortion is banned (once again) in Kentucky Members Subscribers Public
The Court of Appeals has granted AG Cameron’s motion overturning the temporary injunction of Kentucky’s trigger law. Thus, abortion is once again banned in Kentucky.
Cameron sues over school lunches for LGBTQ children Members Subscribers Public
Twenty state attorneys general, including Kentucky’s Daniel Cameron, are suing the USDA over guidance forbidding discrimination against LGBTQ children in the school lunch program.