Marijuana plants (by Jennifer Martin [CC BY-SA 4.0] from Wikimedia Commons

About six-in-ten Americans support marijuana legalization

62% of Americans say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase since 2008, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

Three big reasons Bevin’s Medicaid work requirements are a bad idea

If you want a summary of why Medicaid work requirements are a bad idea, look no further than this document filed in federal court.

KY electeds living large off of Leadership PACs

Some KY electeds are using their "leadership PACS" to fund an expanded lifestyle, instead of using the money for campaigns as originally intended.

Why you should care about undocumented immigrants

Millions of undocumented immigrants live in the U.S. – and most of them work, playing vital roles in the economy. Here's why you should know and care.

See how many lost Medicaid dental/vision benefits in YOUR county

Think the cuts to Medicaid dental and vision benefits hurt people "out there somewhere"? Look at this map and think again – they're right...

NY shocker has lessons for KY Dems

Last night, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat Joe Crowley for the Democratic nomination to Congress from NY-14. Here's why you should pay attention to this.
Trump Kim Video

The Trump-Kim Video: An alternate explanation

Most say that Kim gained the most at the summit. But maybe the Trump-Kim video gives us a hint at what Trump walked away with – and it's not what you think.
Trump Net Approval Drop

Trump approval falls more in KY than any other Southern state

Morning Consult has released their latest monthly poll on President Trump's net popularity, and the Kentucky numbers are a little surprising.

So how did that state takeover work out for Detroit?

Sometimes, by being a Johnny-Come-Lately, you can learn from what came before. So, what can we learn from the state takeover of Detroit public schools?

The real-life impact of Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver

Kentucky's Medicaid waiver is set to go into effect in just a few months. It will have a huge impact on hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians. As healthcare advocates point out, the Kentucky Medicaid waiver will impose more rules, more paperwork, more costs, and more ways for Medicaid recipients to lose their coverage.

Three bad bills still out there

With all the attention on the budget, revenue, and pension bills, it's important to note that there are many other bad KYGA18 bills that could suddenly be passed on Friday or Saturday. Here are three of the most concerning: the gang bill, the net metering bill, and the tuition tax credits bill.

The truth about HB 302: a very real and imminent threat to the public’s...

If HB 302 is enacted into law, it will – without question – represent the single most devastating blow to transparency in government in my 27 years of involvement with the Kentucky Open Records and Meetings Law.

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