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Opinion: The ‘harsh reality’ is there hasn’t been much support for lung cancer patients in Kentucky – until now

Scott Kindred, guest contributor My home state of Kentucky is known for its charm. Though…...

Opinion: Cameron is not a friend of open government; as attorney general, he’s repeatedly supported state secrecy

Amye Bensenhaver, guest contributor AG relies, in part, on Bevin’s legal team and its years…...

Opinion: Big business and big government: Voters are wary

Jim Waters, guest contributor Four days before the primary election, state Rep. Adam Koenig, an…...

Opinion: President should cancel student loan debt, and society should recommit to education as a public good

Jason Bailey, guest contributor President Biden’s recent statements that he will cancel some student loan…...

Analysis: Education testing corporations sell texts and tests, can drive curriculum in K-12 public education

Jessica Fletcher, guest contributor Prior to the 1990s, contracting with schools was primarily for non-instructional…...

Opinion: Lawmakers do what they can to hide their activities

Amye Bensenhaver, guest contributor Compounding the problems veteran political writer Al Cross identifies in his…...

Opinion: Eliminating income tax would give ‘jam’ to ‘little man’

Jim Waters, guest contributor My late neighbor Hunter Vance’s political philosophy was that politicians –…...

Opinion: Lawmakers – Please put Kentucky kids first

Kentucky Association of School Superintendents, guest contributors The Kentucky General Assembly is putting the final…...

Opinion: Superintendent ‘deeply concerned’ about charter school bill now making its way through General Assembly

Demetrus Liggins, guest contributor ‘In the charter school world, it is common to see taxpayer…...

Opinion: This legislative session threatens to lower the quality of life for many in the commonwealth

Dustin Pugel, guest contributor Every year, the General Assembly proposes a host of bills ostensibly…...
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