Kentucky incomes were more stagnant than in most of the country from 2017 to 2018, according to research by Stateline, a nonprofit news organization from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Stateline's investigation into growth in per capita income in every state is evidence that national policies an…

A favorite tactic of opponents to the Bevin administration's attempt to rein in Kentucky's Medicaid expansion is to predict health-care Armageddon for 100,000 Kentuckians if able-bodied adults without dependents or disabilities are required to work, train for jobs or volunteer at least 20 ho…

President Donald Trump's proposal for sending illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities is supported by 46% of voters nationwide, according to a ScottRasmussen.com national survey. Fifty-four percent are opposed.

Iowa's two senators, Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, are hosting a field hearing this coming week in western Iowa to discuss the devastating floods that have hit the Midwest. You can see the lesser effects of this flood without traveling to the banks of the Missouri River just by driving down…

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The Equality Act (HR 5) is moving in Congress but Congressman James Comer (R-Tompkinsville) is "deeply troubled" after looking into the details. "It's a clever name with an allegedly noble purpose," Comer said before the House Committee on Education and Labor, "but a vehicle for serious harm…

In the final hours of the last day to veto legislation, the Governor rejected an agreement that provided financial relief for quasigovernmental agencies - including local health departments, mental health agencies, and rape crisis centers - and our regional universities participating in the …

Unfortunately, proponents of Kentucky House Bill 175 (the so-called "sports wagering" bill) responded to its defeat by mischaracterizing The Family Foundation in the media. They presented The Foundation as "incorrectly couching this as a values and morals struggle" and having "outsized influ…

Employers in the private sector when it comes to retirement benefits have largely gone to a defined-contribution approach; some conservatives also believe it's the only way to fix Kentucky's public-pension crisis.

There are more than 5,000 cases of sex crimes in Kentucky annually, including incest, statutory rape and forcible rape, according to the Crime in Kentucky report for 2017, the last year for which data is available.

FRANKFORT -- We all pay too much for health care. Far too many do not go to the doctor or fill a prescription because it simply costs too much.

It's not every day that I find myself on the flipside of an interview. But that is exactly where I was last week when I sat down with a local college student who is aspiring to be a journalist.