Rep. Thomas Massie speaks out in support of Covington Catholic students

BY ANNIE ANDERSEN KENTUCKY COVINGTON– In just days, the videos of a Covington Catholic High School student and a Vietnam veteran at an Indiginous Peoples March have been seen millions of times, and in each version of the incident, more details are revealed.  In short, a small group of men calling themselves Hebrew Israelites were at the National Mall yelling at both…

New program, Rethink, provides support for state employees with special needs children

A new, free benefit to support those caring for children with learning, social or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities comes to state employees in 2019. Rethink, a new mental health resource, allows parents to utilize live teleconsultations with behavior experts, access more than 1300 “how-to” videos, and use printable resources in a variety of topics.…

Beshear Officially Files to Run for Governor, Calls on Opponents to Release Tax Returns

BY MICHON LINDSTROM KENTUCKY FRANKFORT- Attorney General Andy Beshear, D-Kentucky, has officially filed to run for governor.  Shortly after filing his paperwork with running mate Educator Jacqueline Coleman, he called for more transparency, specifically dealing with tax returns.  “It’s about returning honesty,  decency and transparency to this building and all of state government,” Beshear said. “We filed our…

Ball Announces Plan to Help Improve Financial Literacy

BY MICHON LINDSTROM KENTUCKY FRANKFORT- Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball,R-Kentucky, announced support for the launch of Kentucky’s Financial Empowerment Commission.  House Bill 139, the Financial Empowerment Commission bill, would provide support to educators teaching financial literacy and would be funded through private donations. Rep. Jim DuPlessis, R-Elizabethtown, is the lead sponsor.  The commission would develop and implement plans…