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Kentucky ponders charter school pilot

By   /  December 15, 2015  /  Education, Education Blog, Kentucky  /  No Comments

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A Kentucky state senator plans to propose legislation in 2016 that would allow charter schools in Fayette and Jefferson counties as part of a pilot program. The Lexington Herald Leader reports that Republican Sen. Mike Wilson of Bowling Green proposed similar legislation this year that failed to advance. He has pledged to try again in the next legislative session, hoping […]

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Oklahoma ranks 11th in corruption

By   /  July 2, 2014  /  Oklahoma  /  No Comments

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Oklahoma ranked as eleventh most corrupt state in new study. Corruption prevailed during era of one-party rule.

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Tolls may be coming to I-75 bridge over the Ohio River

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Ohio  /  No Comments

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Hang on to your change, tolls may be coming to the I-75 bridge over the Ohio River. The Ohio House approved a measure Wednesday that would allow “all-electronic tolling” (AET) on the Brent Spence Bridge which has carried the Iinterstate-71/75 corridor traffic between Ohio and Kentucky for 52 years.

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A look at the top 2014 elections

By   /  January 2, 2014  /  Federal Government, Issues, National, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

HANGING IN THE BALANCE: Republicans need to win a net of six Senate seats to take control of the chamber for the first time since 2006.

There is no shortage of important elections in 2014, as two recent electoral waves will collide, producing a slate of statewide electoral contests that will shape state and federal policy for years to come.

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Kentucky’s Democratic AG sees EPA regs as bad news

By   /  October 4, 2013  /  National, News  /  2 Comments

DEMOCRATS AGAINST THE EPA: Kentucky AG Jack Conway sees new coal regulations as a problem for businesses and consumers in Kentucky.

By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org In the fight against new regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency, Jack Conway stands out. The attorney general of Kentucky is one of 18 state attorneys general who say they want to challenge new regulations from the EPA aimed at limited emissions from coal power plants in the United States. What […]

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