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Letter: League of Women Voters support public input on redistricting plans

Dear Editor, The League of Women Voters of Kentucky is urging the Kentucky General Assembly to support and commit to an open redistricting process by allowing public input and comment. Utilizing census data compiled every ten years, the General Assembly is required to redraw district boundaries for Kentucky’s seats in the U.S. House (6), State […]

March 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Letter: Additional county regulation not needed in shipping container debate

To the editor, After watching this morning’s Nelson Fiscal Court meeting, I wanted to give you a few comments. The first question that doesn’t seem to be asked why haven’t the cities taken action to regulate storage containers. Hyper-regulatory Bardstown to my knowledge hasn’t banned them. The incorporated areas of Nelson County clearly have the […]

January 5th, 2021 | Posted in Business News,County government,Letters to the Editor,News,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Letter: Republican-appointed justices voted in favor of Roe v. Wade

To the Editor, For 47 years, Roe v. Wade has been the law of the land in regard to the abortion issue. Did you ever study the decision? In factual terms, it was the Republican-appointed justices what actually allowed the right to a legal abortion to become the law of the land. The nine justices […]

October 26th, 2020 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: McGrath has ‘clear and solid plans’ for Kentucky, the nation

To the Editor, Senatorial candidate Amy McGrath presented an impressive and comprehensive legislative agenda at her Bullitt County rally on October 19. There were no vague or unrealistic campaign promises — only clear and solid plans for Kentucky and the nation. I was encouraged by her address. McGrath will vote to increase the federal minimum […]

October 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Attorney ask voters to vote ‘no’ on victims’ rights constitutional amendment

To the editor: I have been a prosecutor for more than 20 years. I am an advocate for victims and victims’ rights, but I encourage you to vote no on the victims’ rights amendment on the ballot. Here is why. 1. These rights already exist under Kentucky Law. The Kentucky Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights […]

October 7th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Public Safety | Read More »

Opinion: VITAL Act would remove red tape from labs creating diagnostic tests

By RAND PAULU.S. Senator Thursday, March 18, 2020 — As a physician, I understand the need for an “all hands on deck” response from our medical community to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic. That means speedy access to diagnostic testing and medical supplies, and, most importantly, it means preparedness to care for every Kentuckian in need. […]

March 19th, 2020 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: HB 484 would create duplicate bureaucracy for state retirement system

Dear Editor, A bill recently introduced in the General Assembly would reorganize Kentucky Retirement Systems. Proponents say HB 484 is needed to address a perceived lack of representation for the County Employees Retirement System, one of three systems under the umbrella of KRS. KRS is overseen by a 17-member board. HB 484 creates a new, […]

February 27th, 2020 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Candidate’s comments prompted lawsuit that challenged his candidacy

To the Editor, I am answering Mr. Reed’s comment in the article “Reed to withdraw as a Democratic candidate for 50th District state rep.” that I am in lock-step with the “Socialist Democrat Party” and I am not a true “JFK Democrat”.  I have never formally met Mr. Reed and I have never discussed my […]

February 17th, 2020 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Reed responds to Democratic party’s vow to remove him as state rep. candidate

To the editor, I am going to fight this waste of taxpayer money the way I will fight for the average blue collar worker if I am sent to Frankfort. The elitist in the local executive committee don’t understand a working man just paid $200 for a filing fee, which took 12 hours of work […]

January 15th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Letter: Writer wonders why GOP chair mentions president by name in response

To the Editor, Kenny Fogle, Nelson County Democratic chairman, issued a statement on behalf of Nelson County Democrats saying that bigotry, hatred and hate speech have no place in our democratic society. He said that hateful and bigoted speech was destructive to American society and that we should all speak out about it. He did […]

July 20th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Letters to the Editor,News,Opinion | Read More »