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OpEd: Galloping goats, biting gators, more in your local newspaper

(OpEd by Dean Ridings, who is CEO of America’s Newspapers, a national trade association representing more than 1,600 newspapers across the US and Canada. He was previously the President and CEO of the Florida Press Association and it agency Intersect Media Solutions.) If you...
Posted On 11 Oct 2020
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OpEd: Leaders fight absentee voting confusion

(OpEd By Jay Nolan, CEO, Nolan Group Media) Voters in Kentucky are now preparing to participate in a major election. But, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, drastic changes in how we vote were made to protect public safety. Rules and procedures this time are very different from...
Posted On 08 Oct 2020
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OpEd: COVID relief bill must go beyond funding to address rural Kentucky’s physician shortage

(OpEd By Dr. Ram Sanjeev Alur, who is the founder of Physicians for American Healthcare Access (PAHA). Physicians for American Healthcare Access (PAHA) is a member-based organization with hundreds of doctors working throughout the country. PAHA’s membership consists of...
Posted On 25 Jul 2020
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OpEd: Gov. Andy Beshear’s unemployment scandal is a national embarrassment

(OpEd By Kentucky State Senators Rick Girdler, Paul Hornback, Damon Thayer and Max Wise) As a direct result of Gov. Andy Beshear’s shutdown orders, nearly half of Kentucky’s workforce has filed for unemployment insurance since March. As we reach the end of June, tens of thousands...
Posted On 05 Jul 2020
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Time for Gov. Beshear to fix unemployment insurance disaster

(OpEd by Kentucky State Senators Danny Carroll, Matt Castlen, Stephen Meredith and Robby Mills) Since the coronavirus pandemic came to Kentucky in early March, our state has been hit hard – more than most others. Due to Governor Andy Beshear’s executive orders, more than...
Posted On 15 Jun 2020
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POTUS should veto ‘weak sauce’ fake FISA reform bill

(OpEd by U.S. Senator Rand Paul) In 2015, I filibustered reauthorization of the Patriot Act.  My filibuster was not popular with other senators because it kept them in Washington over a Memorial Day weekend. I still remember one or two hotheads muttering and directing profanity...
Posted On 15 Jun 2020

CHS senior says Class of 2020 deserves more than what is being offered

(OpEd by Corbin High School Senior Alexandria Stewart) There is so much joy and memories that come along with senior year, from football games to trips. However, due to COVID-19 it’s different for the class of 2020. It seems as though we have been through it all. We were just...
Posted On 13 May 2020
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OP-ED: Kentucky voters deserve another opportunity to decide on Marsy’s Law

(OP-ED by Dr. Emily Bonistall Postel – Director of Outreach, Marsy’s Law for Kentucky) In this time of significant uncertainty, we commend the Kentucky General Assembly for moving forward on an effort to once again allow voters to decide what rights should be afforded to victims...
Posted On 31 Mar 2020
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OP-ED: Government needs to get out of the way and quit delaying diagnostic testing

OP-ED by U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) 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...
Posted On 21 Mar 2020
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