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Kentucky graduation rules approved by KBE

The KY Board of Education approved new graduation requirements on Wednesday, but the changes were a significant step back from what was originally proposed.

Matt Bevin is 4th most unpopular governor in U.S.

In the latest quarterly poll by Morning Consult, Matt Bevin is underwater in his approval ratings by 25 points, putting him 4 from the bottom in the poll.

Year-End Wrap – Bests, worsts, ins, maybes, likelys

Berry Craig gives us some "best of times, worst of times" comparisons for KY Dems as we wrap up 2018. He also gives us some possibles for the 2019 races!
Ben Self, chair of KDP (photo by Berry Craig)

Sign the KDP petition calling on GOP to seat Glenn in KY House

The KY Democratic Party has started a petition calling on the House GOP to seat Jim Glenn when the General Assembly convenes in January. Sign it here!
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Advocates: Medicaid waiver could hurt mentally ill, vulnerable populations

Some people with mental illness and certain medical conditions will have trouble navigating the requirements of the state’s Medicaid waiver.

KCEP: KY economic performance falls short of Bevin admin claims

KCEP has released an in-depth report that refutes the Bevin administration claims about Kentucky's economy, and in fact shows a slow-down across the state.
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Kentucky groups stand against attack on immigrant families

A radical and punishing "public charge" rule change would harm immigrant families across Kentucky and the country, and is an affront to our commonwealth.

Amy McGrath might run for Kentucky governor. But is she eligible?

Almost as soon as election night was over, Amy McGrath supporters were encouraging her to run for governor in 2019. But can she?
Opponents of an extraordinary session bill submitted by Wisconsin Republican legislators hold "Stop Lame Duck" signs at a rally outside the Wisconsin state Capitol in Madison, Wis., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Lame-duck power grabs escalate unsettling trend

The move by Repub legislators to strip power from incoming executive branch Democrats sets an unsettling, even anti-democratic trend, experts say.
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Glenn files response to Repub attack on election results

Representative-elect Jim Glenn has filed his response to the challenge raised by the losing Repub in the race. Here are the key points of the filing.
Rep. Jim Glenn (photo from campaign Facebook page)

The Jim Glenn Case – Home page – Updated 12/11/18

After winning his Kentucky House race by one vote, and having that outcome certified by the State Board of Elections, Jim Glenn finds the...
Miner in the Black Lung Laboratory at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley, WVa, undergoing tests (photo from National Archives [public domain] via Wikimedia Commons)

Miners travel to Washington to fight for black lung fund

Coal miners urged lawmakers to extend the excise tax that funds the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, which will drop 55% if Congress doesn’t act.