Hal Rogers

University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center makes history with national designation 

BY: - September 15, 2023

Anna Cox had just graduated from the University of Kentucky when she was diagnosed with blood cancer in 2018.  She first sought emergency care for a “wrenching abdominal pain.” It turned out to be related to stage four diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.  Cox was treated at the university’s Markey Cancer […]

Q&A: From coal to prisons in Eastern Kentucky and the struggle for a ‘just transition’

BY: - September 5, 2023

This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news organization that covers climate, energy and the environment. It is republished with permission. Sign up for their newsletter here.  Every week, the expressions of love and support pour into Whitesburg, Kentucky’s Mountain Community Radio, WMMT, like messages in a bottle from friends and […]


Do you know what your members of Congress are doing?

BY: - September 1, 2023

Republicans snubbed Hal Rogers, more than once. They treated Thomas Massie more roughly. Brett Guthrie deferred his dream. James Comer defeated two colleagues in an election to get one of the highest-profile jobs in Congress. But you don’t read about much or most of the news made by these members of Kentucky’s congressional delegation, unless […]

Hal Rogers’ attempted glide path for federal prison in Letcher County draws flak

BY: - July 19, 2023

Opponents of a long-debated federal prison in Letcher County are criticizing U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers for using what they call a “strongman tactic” to “fast track” the project without public comment or an environmental review. Even the courts, opponents say, would be precluded from hearing legal challenges to the prison, under language that Rogers added […]


Beshear, Cameron feckless with political money

BY: - July 14, 2023

This is mainly about political money, and a little bit about taxpayers’ money getting political. Most of the recent action in the governor’s race has been about campaign contributions, and both Gov. Andy Beshear and Attorney General Daniel Cameron have some ’splainin’ to do. On June 20, my old friend and colleague Tom Loftus reported […]