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This past year brought uncertainty and change for every American as families and communities grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, many experienced tragedy and loss. For me and my family, our world forever changed on June 16, 2020, when I tragically lost my beloved wife, Carol,…

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Thank you, Sheriff Chris Quire. Thank you for listening to the people and making the necessary adjustments to protect our physical and emotional well-being. Thank you for being willing to initiate an investigation into the allegations of racial discrimination involving one of your deputies, …

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Some leaders from both parties in Washington, including the new president, have asked Americans to “turn down the temperature” on political discourse.

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With the distribution of vaccines underway, there is hope the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic may soon be over. However, there is a looming problem on which Kentucky’s small businesses, health care providers and educators will face if action is not taken: a wave of unfair litigation.

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In Kentucky, you don’t have to look far to find one of us: a loved one, a neighbor or a colleague who has struggled with drugs and alcohol. Or maybe you are one of us, too.

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It’s probably a good thing that parents conveniently forget that the chubby, pinchable-cheeked toddlers who say the darnedest things will eventually become moody teenagers who despite owning an extensive vocabulary choose to speak in grunts and mumbles.

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Patrick Henry said, “Give me liberty or give me death” in his speech to the second Virginia convention on March 23, 1775. But 145 years later, real liberty was established when those forefathers of liberty organized and reestablished the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in 1920. They in…

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A study in California revealed that the cost of capital punishment in the state has been over $4 billion since it was reinstated in 1978. Since California has executed 13 prisoners during that time, the cost per execution is more than $307 million. Other financial facts about the death penal…

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With COVID-19 disrupting our normal activities, holidays and get-togethers with family and friends, I know there are people here in our community who are facing much greater difficulties because of how COVID-19 has impacted their lives. I see these challenges every single day in my role on t…

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For the past decade, Kentucky’s craft beer industry has been a growing contributor to our economy. As we have grown, lawmakers have updated Kentucky’s laws to promote further investment and enable craft brewers to be a vibrant element of the communities we serve.

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Right now, local governments in Kentucky can infringe on the rights of pet owners by banning or restricting any breed of dog they choose at any time. This is an infringement on a citizen’s property rights, which is why I am urging lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 82. The bill, which is pending …

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You might think I’m crazy, but it happened when The Cars’ 1984 hit came on the car radio while I was driving with our daughter. After trying to describe the music video of “You Might Think,” I came to the realization that my 80s and 90s music is what my parents' 50s and 60s music was to me.

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