Ronald Reagan

COMMENTARY

There is no ‘crime epidemic.’ Lawmakers should not saddle Kentucky with even more prisoners, costs.

BY: - January 29, 2024

In the immortal words of Ronald Reagan during a debate with Jimmy Carter, there they go again. For the past 50 years, every so often the media, law enforcement, prosecutors and government officials start screaming at the top of their lungs that “crime is rising,” “something must be done,” and the like.  Then the legislature […]

McGarvey, coal miner advocates renew push to ease burden of proof for black lung benefits

BY: - December 14, 2023

Kentucky’s lone Democrat in Congress is joining a renewed push to expand benefits for coal miners suffering from black lung and their families and to ease the burden of seeking such benefits.  Rep. Morgan McGarvey of Louisville during a Wednesday afternoon press conference with coal miner advocates from several states said he’s introducing the Relief […]

Sandra Day O’Connor, who made history as the first woman on the Supreme Court, dies at 93

BY: - December 1, 2023

WASHINGTON — The first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court is dead at 93. Sandra Day O’Connor, a groundbreaking justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, died Friday in Phoenix, Arizona of complications related to advanced dementia, probably Alzheimer’s, and a respiratory illness, according to an announcement from the court. President Ronald Reagan nominated […]