UK Political Scientist Says Political Rallies Have Varying Effects

By STU JOHNSON –  A University of Kentucky political scientist doesn’t expect high profile political events in central Kentucky this past weekend to greatly affect voting decisions for those who attended the rallies. Former Vice President Joe Biden participated in congressional challenger Amy McGrath’s fish fry Friday and President Trump spoke before a pack coliseum…

New legislation would speed local dam removals

By JACKSON FRENCH jfrench@bgdailynews.com –  Congressional legislation that would make the process of removing local dams easier for the Army Corps of Engineers is awaiting President Donald Trump’s signature. The America’s Water Infrastructure Act contains more than 5,000 sections, including one that, according to Michael Hensley with the Nature Conservancy, clarifies a legal question that’s been…

Conservatives push for stalled prison reform at McConnell’s alma mater

by Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discuses the new Associate Justice for the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh Louisville Courier Journal A Fox News contributor, a former attorney general for President George W. Bush and others united at U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s alma mater Wednesday to call for criminal justice…