In Focus: Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin on His Relationships with POTUS and Current Lt. Governor

BY MARIO ANDERSON KENTUCKY Election Day 2019 is just two months away and current Kentucky governor Matt Bevin is up for re-election and during this In Focus Kentucky segment, Bevin explains why his close relationship President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will only be beneficial to the citizens of the Commonwealth. Bevin also discusses in…

Vaping Illnesses on the Rise in Kentucky

BY MARIO ANDERSON KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with Kentucky Department for Public Health recently released a report that recommends for people to stop all forms of vaping. This recommendation includes stopping using e-cigarettes that have nicotine, THC and any other substance because health officials say they have not yet determined…

The Bottom Line: Business courts could make Kentucky system more efficient and competitive, judge says

By Jacqueline Pitts, The Bottom Line FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky is seeking to improve the efficiency of the court system with the implementation of business courts. Deputy Chief Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court Lisabeth T. Hughes told The Bottom Line she hopes the initiative will have a positive impact on all aspects of the court system. The goal…

Tentative $12 billion Purdue Pharma settlement puts spotlight back on Andy Beshear

by Phillip M. Bailey, Louisville Courier Journal Reports of Purdue Pharma — manufacturer of the popular painkiller OxyContin — reaching a major settlement with multiple states and cities on Wednesday is being injected into Kentucky’s race for governor. The company’s tentative $12 billion agreement with 23 states and attorneys representing roughly 2,000 local governments would require the firm’s ownership, the Sackler…