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…

Rep. Guthrie (R-KY) discusses new grant for Western Kentucky University and Mueller hearing

By Natalie Grim   WASHINGTON (Gray DC) — Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) announced this week a new grant would be provided to Western Kentucky University to aid their science department. “The National Science Foundation is awarding Western Kentucky University (WKU) a $377,259 grant for the acquisition of a Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope,” Rep. Guthrie stated…

Jewish Hospital’s transplant program is in trouble. Its demise would have far-reaching consequences.

By BORIS LADWIG | July 11, 2019 5:45 am Jewish Hospital’s pioneering transplant program is in trouble, and its demise could produce far-reaching repercussions on the community. Surgical teams have performed only one heart transplant in the first six months of the year, according to the most recently available data, running afoul of federal minimum requirements and likely…