Short updates and commentary from our publisher, Bruce Maples. (Longer pieces are published as regular posts.) If there’s an -End- mark, what you see is all there is. Otherwise, click the title to read the entire post.
Publisher's BlogBruce Maples- For a while, I wrote posts for the Publisher's Blog (PubBlog) to share both shorter posts that didn't really need to be on the main page, and news about the site. They didn't get much play, so I stopped. But now I'm starting again. Let me tell you why.
Publisher's BlogBruce Maples- I enjoy working with statistics and spreadsheets. So, after all the recent talk of a "blue wave" this fall, I wanted to see just how much of a swing we would need across Kentucky to take back the Kentucky House. In this post, I'll share what I found, as well as the spreadsheet I used, so you can run your own scenarios.
Publisher's BlogBruce Maples- Just completed a survey from the Resilience office of Metro Government. Interesting survey, with some good questions. At the end, they said to share with "anyone who might be interested in taking the survey." So, if you are in Louisville and want to add your input, here's the link.
Publisher's BlogBruce Maples- "Tonight, I call on Congress to empower every cabinet secretary with the authority to reward good workers and to remove federal employees who undermine the public trust or fail the American people.” In other words, carry out purges within the government.
Publisher's BlogBruce Maples- As noted in our news story, Governor Bevin has issued an executive order threatening to cancel the Medicaid expansion, and the healthcare of 480,000 Kentuckians, if any part of his Medicaid waiver is overturned in court. Here are my initial thoughts.