Monday Mar 10
First residents move into redeveloped Sheppard Square
The first residents of the redeveloped Sheppard Square moved into their new digs on Monday, and U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-KY, and Mayor Greg Fischer were on hand to welcome them.
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Monday Mar 10
Kentucky Supreme Court justice in line for Court of Appeals job
Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisabeth Hughes Abramson of Louisville is being vetted by the FBI for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals' 6th Circuit.
Monday Mar 10
Jefferson Co. Republicans launch campaign to win black voters
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The party of Lincoln is listening. That's the message the Jefferson Co.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Seattle Gay News
Kentucky AG won't appeal marriage ruling - Governor to hire outside lawyer
Conway said at a news conference that if he appealed, 'I would be defending discrimination.
"Rand Paul bill" would let someone run for President and Congress at same time
Country Attorney spokesperson Bill Patteson tells WDRB a judge revoked Yancey's probation for a similar assault on JCPS personnel last year.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Thayer files bill clarifying Rand Paul's ability to seek re-election and run for president in 2016
State Sen. Damon Thayer introduced a bill Thursday afternoon that would clear the way for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul to seek re-election to the Senate and run for president on the same Kentucky ballot in 2016.
Letters | On Jack Conway and Steve Beshear
Denying any citizen the right to marry the person they love is outright discrimination and tyranny by the majority.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Obama budget panned by Kentucky lawmakers despite funding for in-state projects
WASHINGTON Although it got negative reviews from Kentucky's top Republican lawmakers, President Barack Obama's budget proposal for next year contains hundreds of millions of dollars for projects and programs for the state.
Black Voice News
Simmons College of Kentucky Wins Accreditation
Simmons College has become accredited as the first private Historically Black College and University in Kentucky and is only the second HBCU in the state, along with Kentucky State University, a public institution.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Washington Post
Kentucky wona t appeal gay marriage ruling
Kentucky will not appeal a federal's judge's ruling that the state must recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere, state Attorney General Jack Conway announced Tuesday.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
James R. Carroll | Rep. John Yarmuth, Democrats may dial up pressure for immigration reform
A letter landed last week on the desks of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and members of his leadership team.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
In 'Clinton country,' former president rallies Democratic faithful for Grimes
Former President Bill Clinton declared "I love Kentucky" on Tuesday as he took the stage to a standing ovation from about 1,100 Democrats at a fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Historically black college marks accreditation
A small, historically black college founded 135 years ago by former slaves celebrated a milestone Monday - gaining national accreditation that's expected to spur growth for the tiny campus in Louisville.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Pam Platt | Nation must get more women to run for office
Hillary Rodham Clinton took the opportunity of a Valentine's Day speech to impart some important advice for women aspiring to politics or public life.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
DYCHE | The Democrat War on Work
President Barack Obama, Kentucky U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, U. S. Rep. John Yarmuth, and Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo propose gradually increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Q&A with Congressman John Yarmuth
Wade Houston and Eddie Whitehead, who along with Sam Smith became the first African-American basketball players at the University of Louisville in 1962-63, reflected on those times on Monday.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
McConnell's Ideology of Pay-for-Play on Display Again
Like most establishment Republicans, Mitch McConnell is not a liberal or a conservative; his ideology is power.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Editorial | The power of love
We refer, of course, to the four couples whose lawsuit seeking legal recognition of their same-sex marriages led to Wednesday's watershed decision by U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II that Kentucky's refusal to recognize legally wed gay couples is unconstitutional because it violates equal protection of the U.S. Constitution.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
The Jewish Journal
House letter against Iran sanctions garners half of Democrats
Half of the Democratic caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives signed on to a letter opposing any legislative action on Iran sanctions with talks underway.
McConnell sought money for biofuel plant while criticizing Obama for idea
Two years ago, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor to deride President Barack Obama for a speech that called for developing biofuel from algae -- dismissing it as nothing more than a "pipe dream."