We must come together, work across party lines

We must come together, work across party lines

The most divisive set of elections in my lifetime are now over, and Kentucky will not see another regular election until May 2018.My congratulations t...

November 12th, 2016 |  


A great day for Kentucky and America

A great day for Kentucky and America

History was made Tuesday in both the Commonwealth and the nation. A political outsider won the Presidency and did so while ignoring conventional polit...

November 12th, 2016 |  


Our fight for education

Our fight for education

Our university students and faculty have been through a lot.For our students, higher education has never been more expensive.For our faculty and admin...

October 29th, 2016 |  


Throw off the mantle of brinkmanship

Throw off the mantle of brinkmanship

Gov. Matt Bevin responded to two events last week with a stunning display of petty adolescence and erratic temperament unworthy of Kentucky’s hi...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Right-to-work

Right-to-work

Governor Matt Bevin has made it no secret that he favors so-called “right-to-work” legislation for the upcoming session of the Kentucky Ge...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Keen and constant vigilance

Keen and constant vigilance

What a jewel we have in the Waterfront Park! This summer, I visited it frequently with my grandchildren, Maya age 7 and Tyson age 5. The Adventure Pla...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Kentuckians need to rally to lead nation in educational reform once again

Kentuckians need to rally to lead nation in educational reform once again

We have a moral obligation to all of the commonwealth’s students to address the achievement gap and the implications it has on the future of our...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Outrage over Bevin’s Medicaid waiver proposal

Outrage over Bevin’s Medicaid waiver proposal

In spite of massive public outcry which included testimony from medical professionals, warnings from vision and dental experts, fact driven data from ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Kentucky HEALTH means a healthier state

Kentucky HEALTH means a healthier state

On Dec. 30, we started the process of transforming Kentucky’s Medicaid program to produce better health outcomes, while ensuring the programR...

July 30th, 2016 |  


‘United we stand, divided we fall’

‘United we stand, divided we fall’

A new day is dawning in Kentucky. For the first time in many years, the winds of financial responsibility have begun to blow briskly through the marbl...

April 18th, 2016 |