Veterans’ health care coverage expanded by Biden administration

BY: - November 10, 2023

Ahead of Veterans Day, Biden administration officials said Friday the Department of Veterans Affairs will expand health care coverage for certain groups of veterans and their families and create new programs meant to make care more accessible. The VA will make coverage of certain toxic burn pit-related conditions available sooner than anticipated. Family members of […]

Breaking the stigma: PTSD is complicated — and isolating

BY: - July 6, 2023

This story discusses suicidal ideation and sexual assault. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, please call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988. If you’ve been sexually assaulted, you can call the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network helpline at 800-656-4673 or chat with someone from RAINN online at  […]

Kentuckians to observe Memorial Day

BY: - May 28, 2023

Memorial Day marks the start of summer, a long weekend to kick back, relax and enjoy the lake or a steak. It also is something more —  a time to remember military veterans who gave their lives for our country. Each service member, living and dead, means something to their communities, families, veterans and those […]

GOP’s desired work requirements for federal aid would kick roughly 21M from anti-poverty programs

BY: - May 22, 2023

Congressional Republicans’ efforts to slash federal spending by tying work requirements to Medicaid and SNAP would have far-reaching consequences for people with mental health issues, chronic health problems, and some people with disabilities if enacted, policy experts on anti-poverty programs say. They say the work requirements as laid out by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s “Limit, […]

Lawyer fees draw scrutiny as Camp Lejeune claims stack up

BY: - May 14, 2023

David and Adair Keller started their married life together in 1977 at Camp Lejeune, a military training base on the Atlantic Coast in Jacksonville, North Carolina. David was a Marine Corps field artillery officer then, and they lived together on the base for about six months. But that sojourn had an outsize impact on their […]

Beshear signs bill providing $16.3 million to complete Bowling Green Veterans Center

BY: - February 15, 2023

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday signed a bill providing $16.3 million to complete construction of the Bowling Green Veterans Center. House Bill 2 provided an appropriation from the Budget Reserve Trust Fund to complete construction of the $53 million facility expected to be finished next year. The Veterans Centerwill be the state’s fifth long-term […]