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In response to The State Journal's recent editorial (“Rosen pleads case for FPB reappointment to commissioners who might not get a say,” Sept. 13) which stated, “Touting her experience and expertise, Frankfort Plant Board Chair Anna Marie Pavlik Rosen took the extraordinary step this week of…

If the divorce becomes official in coming days, it should come as no surprise. The political marriage of Mayor Bill May and Frankfort Plant Board Chair Anna Marie Pavlik Rosen was a bad match from the beginning, propped up the past two years only by the mayor’s rivalry with a former city com…

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The longest economic recovery on record and a state unemployment rate of 4.3% sounds like a strong foundation for Kentuckians’ prosperity. But a close look at the numbers shows an economy where many Kentucky communities still lack jobs, especially quality jobs families need to thrive.  

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Most of you all know me as president/executive director of the Grand Theatre with its ticket office at 312 W. Main St. Over the last 10 years I have spent several thousand hours walking to the Grand on Main Street from my Washington Street office.

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The Hong Kong crisis is something the world has seen time and again: authoritarian rulers seeking to repress the innate human desire for freedom, self-expression and self-government.

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Too many Kentuckians are getting caught in vicious billing cycles for medical visits. When patients inadvertently visit a physician who is out of their insurance network, they can get stuck with really high and even excessive bills.

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Together Frankfort will host an event to encourage discussion around Kentucky elections on Tuesday. 

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In her op-ed ("Don't determine vote by false labeling, Aug. 14), Phyllis Sower assures us that President Donald Trump is not a racist. She must be right, because she says she has “not seen or heard any proof to support such a claim.” She must be right because one of our two major parties, th…

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In 2016, the Kentucky Court of Appeals issued a scathing opinion to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in an open records dispute involving access to child fatality or near fatality records maintained by the Cabinet.

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It’s not often that a company returns money to its customers when it realizes a savings. But because the Frankfort Plant Board is a public utility, it is not beholden to corporate shareholders. As a municipal utility, you and I — its customers — are its owners. And that’s why when you get yo…

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School safety has garnered much attention in recent years. The passage of Senate Bill 1, the “School Safety Bill,” in our state demonstrates the type of positive legislation that can occur when parties work together. 

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In full disclosure for anyone who is reading this column and does not know who I am, I am the president of the Tanglewood Neighborhood Association (TNAi). I have held that position since August 2017. So, I have been front and center in the FPB’s reservoir project debate for nearly two years.

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A letter to the editor in The State Journal ("No gray area when it comes to racism and the president," Aug. 3-4) inspired the thoughts that follow. The author, while claiming not to be writing about politics, urged readers to vote Democratic for the sole reason, the author asserts, that the …

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In four days, the Kentucky House of Representatives and Senate filed, heard, debated and ultimately passed HB1. While this bill is supposed to solve the mess created by both chambers at the end of the regular legislative session, it violates the law and manages to exacerbate KRS’ funding issues.  

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In the recent editorial ("(Stephen) Mason brings statesmanship to a feud that needs to end”, July 19), The State Journal opined that the Frankfort Plant Board "acted in good faith in identifying the most cost-effective option for ratepayers" while "Tanglewood residents (TNAi) have legitimate…

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Like Paula Moore ("Community, Humane Society must commit to new shelter," Thursday, July 18) and countless others who have posted on The State Journal website and on social media, I have followed the commentary being expressed about the proposed plan for a new Humane Society shelter. I am mo…

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