Thomas More seeking university status

by Kate Murphy, kmurphy@enquirer.com – Thomas More College is pursuing university status to support a growing student population and new academic programs. Administrators say they expect it to be rolled out by 2018. “The name ‘university’ brings prestige to a higher education institution,” Thomas More College President David Armstrong said. “As we are trying to grow our regional, national,…

Like other health advocates, Ben Chandler waiting “with bated breath” to see what Trumpcare looks like

by Kevin Wheatley, @KWheatley_cn2 – Like others in the health advocacy field, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky President Ben Chandler isn’t sure exactly what changes will be made to the Affordable Care Act under President-elect Donald Trump or how his administration will handle Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver application. Trump campaigned on a promise to repeal and replace the health…

McConnell re-elected as majority leader

by Associated Press –  U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell talked to reporters at the McConnell Center at University of Louisville on Thursday. Alton Strupp, CJ Senate Republicans have re-elected Kentucky’s Mitch McConnell to be majority leader when the new Congress convenes in January and starts working on Donald Trump’s agenda. McConnell is widely popular among Republicans and…