Articles that give background information on a current story, or explain a concept in greater detail than is possible in most news stories.
Can people watch you vote? Yes and no. Members Subscribers Public
Are you worried about people showing up to watch you vote? Here is a list of who can, and who can’t, watch you do the voting thing.
Facts to know about the Nov. 8 election Members Subscribers Public
Did you know there are multiple ways to vote in Kentucky? Here’s a rundown, including some important deadlines.
ICYMI – Bills that are now the law. Members Subscribers Public
An easy-to-read list of some of last session’s bills that took effect on July 1.
‘Basic physics’ of global warming makes rainfall more frequent and more intense; U.S. infrastructure isn’t prepared Members Subscribers Public
Nearly three-quarters of locations the group examined around the country have experienced an increase in the amount of rain falling on their annual wettest day since 1950.
KY 120 updates us on HB 9, the charter-school bill Members Subscribers Public
KY 120 United - AFT brings back their “120 Rundown” to cover House Bill 9, the charter school funding bill currently making its way through the General Assembly.
Here’s what Social Democrats stand for. See if you are one. Members Subscribers Public
You may call yourself Dem or Repub – but in reality, you are probably a Social Democrat. Surprised? Read the list of what Social Democrats stand for and see.
Explainer: The moving pieces in DC drama this week Members Subscribers Public
This is a craaaazzy week in Washington. There are multiple moving pieces, multiple crises, and multiple story lines to keep track of. So, here to help you make sense of it all, is a new Explainer from Forward Kentucky.
Evidence shows that, yes, masks prevent COVID-19 – and surgical masks are the way to go Members Subscribers Public
Do masks work? Recently, I was part of the largest randomized controlled trial to date testing the effectiveness of mask-wearing. What we found provides gold-standard evidence that confirms previous research: Wearing masks, particularly surgical masks, prevents COVID-19.