Have the Democrats Finally Gone Too Far?

Michael Goodwin, New York Post (more…)

Neighbors Highlight Concerns, Opportunities At Russell Design Meeting

Dozens of community members packed into a room last week at Joshua Tabernacle Baptist Church. They sat in pews and folding chairs, and after a short program they each received nine sticker dots: three green, three red and three blue.… (more…)

Kentucky Politics Distilled: Teacher Protests, Time Running Out

This week in state politics, teachers descended on Frankfort again to protest a handful of education and pension-related bills. And for the first time in state history, a medical marijuana bill got a vote. Time is running out on this … (more…)

We Will Survive Trump. Probably.

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times (more…)

Mazie Hirono at SXSW: Trump’s rhetoric and policies ‘give me a lot of reasons to be vocal and visible’

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) on Saturday said President Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric and his administration’s policies compelled her to “speak up” as a minority female lawmaker and the Senate’s only immigrant member, calling his recent jibes against her a “badge of honor.” “Let’s face it: This president and this administration…

Kentucky Shakespeare Announces 59th Season Lineup

Kentucky Shakespeare has announced the lineup of its 59th annual summer festival in Central Park. The season will begin on May 29 with “As You Like It.” According to a release, Kentucky Shakespeare’s version of the beloved comedy will be … (more…)

Our Brains Aren’t Designed to Handle the Trump Era

Jennifer Senior, New York Times (more…)

Rep. Cheney dodges Trump jokes about Native American tragedies

Rep. Liz Cheney in a televised interview Sunday dodged questions about President Donald Trump’s comments making light of Native American tragedies, despite representing thousands of Native Americans in her home state of Wyoming. As part of an attack on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s past claims of Native American heritage, Trump on…

Lawmakers Vote To Adjourn Bevin’s Special Session On Pension Reform

A little less than 24 hours after Gov. Matt Bevin summoned lawmakers to Frankfort to make changes to the state’s pension systems, the legislature voted to end the special session. The development is a blow to the governor, who called … (more…)