A publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

Bill Straub: Republicans are on verge of adopting bad tax cut measure; they’ll lie — and get away with it

Senate Republicans are on the verge of adopting a tax cut measure that will make the old Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island look like the Garden of Eden and are looking to their always reliable playbook to sell this Krakatoa-sized disaster to an understandably doubting public. Put simply, they will lie. And if history is any guide, they stand a good chance of getting away with it – at least...

Special election to fill four open state House seats results: three for Democrats, one for Republicans

According to the Secretary of State’s Board of Elections website, the unofficial results of the Tuesday special elections — all results reported — to fill four open seats in the state House of Representatives are: 8th District State Representative: Walker Wood Thomas (Rep) 2,262 votes; 40.76% Jeffery R Taylor (Dem) 3.286 vptes’ 59.24% 54th District State Representative: Daniel...