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One year ago, over the objections of the American people, Washington Democrats rammed through a disastrous health spending law in a partisan vote. At the time, then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, “We have to pass the bill so that you can find...
Less than a week after the 2011 regular session concluded, my colleagues and I once again found ourselves at the State Capitol to address the inevitable — a compounded Medicaid budgetary shortfall. With the projected shortfall for the upcoming...
Not only does Gov. Steve Beshear refuse to consider cuts in education to solve Kentucky’s Medicaid crisis, but he accused Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, of wanting “our schoolchildren” to pay for a shortfall in the...
Journal columnistYou may not like her, but Sarah Palin was right. Remember when she said Obamacare included “death panels”? The media and the pundits mocked her relentlessly. But she was right, and now they have egg on their faces. Thanks to President Barack...
Tags: Sarah Palin, Nancy Pelosi, Elections, Politics, Medicare
Contributing writerWith a state senator in the running for governor and redistricting on the horizon, state lawmakers returned to work Tuesday for a short session with a lot on their plate. As the state passed its two-year budget in 2010, little, if anything, will...
If you listen to the most strident voices in the media and Congress, you might think almost everyone wants to repeal the new health care reform law because it costs too much and will cost jobs. As I’m writing this on Wednesday, the House is...
Talk of ‘death panels’ is vitriolic nonsense Dear Editor: Well, since The Winchester Sun asked its readers what we think about their new columnist—Leland Conway—I had to respond. In the second paragraph of his column detailing...
Be sure to count the number of your pills every time you pick them up at the pharmacy. Several different drugstores have short-changed my son over the last 30 years he has been on seizure medication. During the last three months, three different times,...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, Health, Medicare
Contributing columnistNot only does Gov. Steve Beshear refuse to consider cuts in education to solve Kentucky’s Medicaid crisis, but he accused Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, of wanting “our schoolchildren to pay for a shortfall in the Medicaid...
Clark Regional Medical Center’s transitional care unit has been recognized by Kentucky’s Division of Healthcare Office of the Inspector General for its service. In a March 17 report, Clark Regional’s LTC unit was one of only two of the...
The gavel has fallen on another session of the General Assembly as we adjourned last week. Although the issue of a shortfall in Kentucky’s Medicaid budget remains, we still passed nearly 100 pieces of legislation during the 2011 session. A number of...
Tags: Fishing, Medicaid, Kentucky Legislature, Elections, Politics
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Reggie Meeks, a Democratic state representative from Louisville, has an infectious love of politics, so intense that he sometimes goes overboard. (Remember that case about his free fried chicken for poll workers?) But his...
Tags: Budgets and Budgeting, Medicaid, Elections, Politics, Crimes
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