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Bevin Comments About Teachers Draws Rebuke from House Leader

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In a rare public rebuke, Kentucky’s top House leader on Wednesday chastised fellow Republican Gov. Matt Bevin for criticizing teachers who have mobilized to oppose a plan to revamp one of the nation’s worst-funded public pension plans. Acting House Speaker David Osborne told reporters that the governor’s remarks were “inappropriate” and… Read More

New Free Speech Measure For KY’s Higher Ed


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Legislation requiring Kentucky universities and colleges to adopt policies ensuring the protection of freedom of speech by faculty and students is headed to the State House. After much debate, the Kentucky Senate voted 27 to 11 in favor of the bill. Paris Senator Steve West says the measure still gives school officials the ability to… Read More

Students Push As Lawmakers Ponder Gun Safety Bills

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In a recently released court video, Capt. Matt Hilbrecht of the Marshall County, Kentucky, Sheriff’s office testifies about his interrogation of Gabriel Parker, the 15-year-old accused of a mass shooting at Marshall County High School in January. “We asked him initially when he had the thought of the school shooting,” Hilbrecht begins as he describes the… Read More