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KY legislators are taking a serious look at some form of maijuana legalization. Here are four things they need to do to legalize marijuana the right way.
Kentucky gives away more in tax incentives TO businesses than it takes in FROM businesses. Neal Turpin takes a look at what we SHOULD be doing.
NO OTHER STATE in the nation would benefit as much from raising the minimum wage as Kentucky. It's time for our leaders to do what's right for KY workers.
Progressive policies were winners in the midterms, even in supposedly conservative states. Our own General Assembly should look at these winning policies.
Think Hurricane Florence won't affect us? Think again – East Kentucky could be hit hard, and there are six counties that are the most vulnerable.
The courts have upheld Ohio's voter purge system, resulting in the loss of voting rights for many. Will Kentucky be next, and what can we do about it?
By separating children, we show that the Milgram study is still relevant to American society. How do we stop, how do we learn, and how do we change?
Bevin attacks the judge hearing his case? Seems dumb. But maybe he is using "self-handicapping" to keep from losing face if he loses. Neal Turpin explains.
Being able to vote is fundamental to democracy, yet many still face serious barriers to casting a ballot. One such group is people with disabilities, who vote at a significantly lower rate. A report from Rutgers University has shown just how big a problem voting with disabilities actually is – especially for Kentucky.
I have a 14-month-old son, and of course, I worry a lot. I worry about him falling; I worry about him outsmarting our cabinet locks. And from the day he was born, I haven’t gone into a single building without worrying about how to get him to safety if someone were to open fire while we were inside.
Preemption is when a higher govt level makes a law which overrides a lower level law. States are using this to quash progressive policies at the city level.
There are bills popping up all over the country that would make the Charlottesville attack legal. It's time to stop these "hit-and-kill" bills.
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