Beshear wins the Democratic primary for Kentucky governor

Andy Beshear rode his record as attorney general and family name to win the closely watched Democratic primary for Kentucky governor, which sets up what could be a deeply personal contest against Republican incumbent Matt Bevin this fall. The Associated … (more…)

China’s Tariff List Advertises Its Trade War Weakness

President Donald Trump obviously overstated the case when he claimed that a trade war with China would be easy to win. (more…)

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr

The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. “The Department of Justice has accepted our offer of a first step…

Supreme Court may get to decide Obamacare fate before 2020

The new time frame — with arguments in early July — means that the fate of Obamacare could come before the Supreme Court next term, with an … … (more…)

Lancaster County Election office sees a record high in voter turn out for Tuesday’s primary election

Lancaster County Election office sees a record high in voter turn out for Tuesday’s primary election … If you want to register to vote you can go to … … (more…)

JCPS Superintendent Says District’s Corrective Action Plan Is ‘On Track’

Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio says the district is “on track” to meet the requirements of its Corrective Action Plan by 2020, when the Kentucky Department of Education will conduct another audit of the district.    As part … (more…)

House Dems use retreat to reset after tumultuous first 100 days

LEESBURG, Va. — House Democrats decamped Washington Wednesday to reset and refocus at a posh resort in rural Virginia one day after an ideological fight over spending exposed the sharp divides simmering within the caucus. Democrats are hoping to celebrate their first 100-days in the majority with a show of…

Fischer administration already spending big on Derby guests despite budget crunch

The view from Millionaires Row. | Photo by Boris Ladwig The administration of Mayor Greg Fischer has already spent over $121,000 on tickets, lodging and transportation for prospective business guests who will come to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby this … (more…)