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Lots of chatter about a possible special session to re-pass the pension bill. It's all rumor at this point, but here's what I've heard.
Damon Thayer says he wants to look at "judicial reform," after losing in the SCOKY. Here's the worry: what he really wants is "judicial CONTROL."
With Maria Butina doing a plea deal and cooperating with Federal prosecutors, the question arises: Does this have implications for Mitch McConnell?
After our story on Twitter blocks from Repubs, we got a message in return from one Republican lawmaker, with a word in it that meant a lot.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has selected Gov. Matt Bevin to lead an economic development delegation to India in mid-January
Was working on our public Twitter lists of Repubs and Dems in the state legislator, and wondered how many had blocked Forward Kentucky. Here's the list.
The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual Legislative Preview Conference. See if you notice anything about whom the Chamber invited to speak.
We've been cross-posting MOKP, by Robert Kahne and Jazmin Smith, for some time. Recently they proposed a closer working relationship, and we said Yes!
This election could be the most significant threat to our democracy since at least the Civil War, and perhaps ever. Alarmist? Read and see what YOU think.
The Republican Party of Kentucky is using a phrase in its mailers that could be a dog-whistle: "Kentucky heritage." Is it?
Paul Ryan's PAC has run some of the "most inflammatory" ads of this election. Nevertheless, Andy Barr welcomed him to KY this week to campaign together.
The events of the past week have been horrific. As I have reflected on them over the weekend, it seems to me that there are four things we should all do.