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Commentary: General Assembly shows lack of leadership prioritizing anti-abortion legislation

By Tamarra Wieder and Jackie McGranahan Once again, we find ourselves at the beginning of a legislative session with house and senate majorities prioritizing anti-abortion legislation instead of the immediate needs of the people. Despite numerous existing problems that have been exacerbated by the pandemic and thousands of Kentuckians dying from coronavirus, lawmakers have prioritized and advanced...

Formerly disenfranchised Kentuckians cast their ballots after Beshear’s order restores voting rights

By Becca Schimmel Ohio Valley Resource For many in the Ohio Valley, voting is a choice, a right they are free to exercise if they want to. But for Jackie McGranahan and the more than 175,000 other formerly disenfranchised Kentuckians, this election is special. It’s her first chance to vote since 2008. She won’t be going to a voting booth. Elections are a bit different this year because of the...