Supporters of legalized hemp are counting heavily on Mitch McConnell

by LESLEY CLARK, lclark@mcclatchydc.com –  Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/latest-news/article211551994.html#storylink=cpy WASHINGTON — The future of hemp legalization is up to Mitch McConnell. Period. House supporters of the idea tried to include legalization measures into the big farm bill lawmakers have been considering, but were advised to back off McConnell’s taking care of things, they were told. Reps. Andy…

Previewing the 32nd District state senator race

WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) — As Tuesday’s election inches closer, Mike Wilson and Darrell Traughber are wrapping up their primary campaigns. Three candidates will battle for the chance to have a seat in Kentucky’s Senate. Two of those candidates on the republican ticket are Wilson and Traughber. Tuesday’s election will narrow that down to just one,…

Common Ground: Safe medication disposal

  As Kentucky struggles to deal with the growing opiate epidemic in the state—lawmakers are scrambling to find different ways to tackle the scourge of addiction. One way officials on all sides of the political spectrum have aimed to tackle the epidemic is by creating safe drug disposal programs. What began as county specific disposal…