Check the box, and join us in the fight against hunger

Check the box, and join us in the fight against hunger

The Kentucky Hunger Initiative got off to a great start in 2016. We convened the Hunger Task Force, a group of leaders from agriculture, government, b...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Why such hostility toward a promising policy?

Why such hostility toward a promising policy?

The Elizabethtown Independent School Board recently became the first local education oversight body in Kentucky to express collective hostility toward...

January 14th, 2017 |  


An incredibly productive early legislative session

An incredibly productive early legislative session

On Saturday, January 7th, I signed seven new bills into law. I want to extend my gratitude to the General Assembly for their hard work in getting thes...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Right-to-work means more jobs—in suits and boots

Right-to-work means more jobs—in suits and boots

In a single day during the first week of the legislative session, Bowling Green Rep. Jim DeCesare’s Economic Development and Workforce Investmen...

January 7th, 2017 |  


End bullying of school choice in Kentucky

End bullying of school choice in Kentucky

To politicians across Kentucky who plan to vote against school choice for any reason, or who think supporting rules allowing only local school distric...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Congress should evaporate Obamacare’s ocean

Congress should evaporate Obamacare’s ocean

Geologists are concerned that the Dead Sea’s water level is dropping faster than Santa from the North Pole on Christmas Eve.Experts estimate the...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Early voting is not the answer

Early voting is not the answer

I read with interest recent editorials from various newspapers stating it is too difficult to vote in Kentucky and that the Commonwealth should pass a...

December 17th, 2016 |  


Kentucky’s new GOP ready to drain the swamp

Kentucky’s new GOP ready to drain the swamp

Speaker-elect Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, whose Republican caucus will control the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first time since 1921, made...

December 17th, 2016 |  


Provide multiple paths for charter-school creations

Provide multiple paths for charter-school creations

School-choice opponents in my Twitter domain are having 140-character conniption fits over President-elect Donald Trump’s stellar decision to ch...

December 10th, 2016 |  


Tobacco-tax advocates suffer from policy schizophrenia

Tobacco-tax advocates suffer from policy schizophrenia

Paducah Sun executive editor Steve Wilson’s recent missive in favor of raising Kentucky’s cigarette tax by a Cuban cigar-sized 40 percent ...

December 3rd, 2016 |