Kentucky Ranks Among the Highest in Opioids Per Person

BY JONATHON GREGG KENTUCKY PUBLISHED 7:05 PM ET JUL. 17, 2019 LOUISVILLE, Ky- A new report published by The Washington Post reveals just how many addictive painkillers are legally distributed to communities across the United States each year. The data tracked by the Drug Enforcement Administration was previously unreleased to the public and the Washington Post specifically tracked two legal…

Criminal Justice Reform in Kentucky

BY CHELSEA WASHINGTON KENTUCKY PUBLISHED 9:29 PM ET JUL. 15, 2019 Louisville, Ky-The message at Monday’s forum was clear: the time to act is now when it comes to addressing the rising incarceration rate in Kentucky. The first step is a series of conversations outside of Frankfort. It’s an effort to hear from people whose…

State Inmates Filling Up Kentucky Prisons

By Stu Johnson   Kentucky Corrections officials continue to face a housing crunch when it comes to the state’s inmate population. State Justice Secretary John Tilley said unfortunately an inmate housing prediction has become reality. “Well this time last year, maybe even before, we predicted May of this year 2019 would be a time when…