Mark Payne, LINKnky

Mark Payne, LINKnky

Mark Payne is the government and politics reporter for LINK nky.

How one Northern Kentucky family prepares for potential passage of ‘anti-trans’ legislation

By: - March 29, 2023

This article is republished from Link NKY. When Nancy Bardgett’s daughter came out as transgender, she was thankful that Jordan was able to receive the care she needed.  In addition to having a supportive family, Jordan, a student at Northern Kentucky University at the time, received mental-health support.  “She had supportive friends and she sought […]

Unraveling Northern Kentucky University’s almost $25 million deficit, sudden leadership change

By: - January 24, 2023

This article is republished from LINK nky. When Northern Kentucky University announced former President Ashish Vaidya’s sudden departure in November, representatives said it wasn’t due to the large budget deficit found in the last half of 2022. That’s not the case, according to Faculty Senate President John Farrar. He said Vaidya’s departure relates to NKU’s […]