The Bottom Line: More money needed for water and wastewater systems than government can provide

By Jacqueline Pitts, The Bottom Line FRANKFORT, Ky. — While the condition of roads and bridges seems to be top of mind for some citizens, other critical areas of infrastructure that can get overlooked are drinking water and wastewater. And the need for investment in that infrastructure is crucial, a national spokesman said recently. National Association of…

Murray State Professor Says Pensions, Jobs Likely To Be Discussed At Oct. 3 Gubernatorial Debate

By SYDNI ANDERSON A political science professor from Murray State University predicts pensions and jobs will be big topics at Kentucky’s first televised gubernatorial debate this Thursday in Paducah. Drew Seib said he thinks the pension issue will be unavoidable for Republican governor Matt Bevin and Democrat Attorney General Andy Beshear at the October 3 debate.…

Higher Education Coalition from Kentucky Urges Congress to Protect ‘Dreamers’

By LISA AUTRY Some Kentucky colleges and universities are among 600 higher education institutions across the nation asking Congress to give permanent protection to children brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, was enacted by the Obama administration to prevent those known as “Dreamers” from being…