McConnell and the rise of Donald Trump

by Nick Storm – Kentucky caucus winner Donald J. Trump might be Mitch McConnell’s worst nightmare, but he could also be a manifestation of Congressional Republicans opposition of President Barack Obama the past eight years. There seems to be a pervasive frustration with the president, a deep seated mistrust of Washington, including Congress, in the electorate and…

Ky. Conservation Group Lobbies For Fund Preservation

by STU JOHNSON WEKU NEWS –  Many state supported organizations are facing significant funding cuts as outlined in Governor Matt Bevin’s budget plan.  One such group made its case for funding preservation to lawmakers last week. The governor’s budget sweeps clean $10 million out of the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund.  Nature Conservancy of Kentucky Director…

Ky politicians mourn Nancy Reagan’s death

by Madeleine Winer, The Courier-Journal – The former first lady died of congestive heart failure. Kentucky politicians joined those all over the country mourning the loss of Nancy Reagan,  not just former President Ronald Reagan’s wife but also a fashion icon, actress  and the woman behind the “Just Say No” anti-drug campaign of the 1980s. Reagan, who died Sunday…