Policy

Charles Booker is Using Supreme Court Decision as Pivot Point in Senate Race

In the days following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs Wade, Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Charles Booker hit the road for reproductive rallies across the Commonwealth. The decision gives Booker, who has struggled to find his footing in the race against U.S. Sen. Rand Paul the possibility to raise national funding and...

KY Politicians React to Supreme Court Overturn of Roe V. Wade

Kentucky’s elected-officials ran to their ideological corners on Friday morning as the U.S. Supreme Court officially overturned a landmark decision granting a federal constitutional right to abortion. The 6-3 decision by the Supreme Court gives states the power to set their own abortion laws, the 1973 Roe V. Wade ruling had given federal protection for...

McConnell Agrees to Support Gun Legislation

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, is in agreement with a bipartisan gun safety bill that could pass the Senate this week. “I support the bill text that Senator Cornyn and our colleagues have produced,” McConnell said in a statement on Tuesday. “For years, the far left falsely claimed that Congress could only address...

As Gas Prices Skyrocket One Candidate for Governor Has His Name on the Pump

With gas prices hitting record highs around the country all are feeling the pain at the pump, but in Kentucky, every pump carries an inspection sticker bearing the name of one of the GOP candidates for governor. Do not remove, the sticker reads in all capital letters next to the inspection year, a state outline,...

Here’s Who is Serving on Gov. Beshear’s Cannabis Committee

On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear made his first steps towards allowing medical cannabis in the Commonwealth by seating an advisory committee. After the General Assembly failed to pass a medical marijuana bill in the legislative session, Beshear promised to take action on the issue that polls incredibly well with Kentuckians. Through an executive order, the Governor...

Gov. Beshear Files Emergency Order to Freeze Gas Tax

Gov. Andy Beshear has filed an emergency order effectively freezing Kentucky’s gas tax – preventing a 2-cent increase per gallon that would have taken effect July 1. The current tax rate of 26 cents was set to increase under a regulatory trigger, resulting in a price hike on both regular and diesel fuel. Beshear asked...

McConnell Heads Home After Visit to Ukraine, Sweden & Finland

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is homeward bound after a visit with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv and diplomats from two nations that wish to join NATO, Sweden and Finland. The Kentucky Republican senator led a delegation from the U.S. Senate that included Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and John Cornyn, R-Texas,...

Donald Trump Endorses Congressman Thomas Massie in Re-Election Bid

Former President Donald Trump is endorsing Kentucky U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie as he faces multiple GOP challengers in the May 17 primary. “Congressman Thomas Massie is a Conservative Warrior for Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District! An MIT graduate and a first-rate Defender of the Constitution, Thomas fights hard to Protect your Liberties, especially the First and...

WSJ Praises GOP Income Tax Cut, Says Dems ‘Could Regret’ Being Against Plan

The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board is praising the Kentucky General Assembly for a “tax-cut turnaround.” GOP-led lawmakers passed legislation this session that would incrementally reduce the income taxes in the state. The move drew Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto, but Republican supermajorities overrode the veto, making the legislation law. In the editorial, the Wall Street...