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Casinos on the horizon?

State Rep. Dennis Keene, D-Wilder, prefiled a bill for the 2020 session of the Kentucky General Assembly that would allow casinos in the commonwealth. Bill Request 80 would limit licenses to four free-standing casinos in precincts that approve expanded gaming and would allow expanded electronic games at horse tracks that…


Yarmuth discusses crafting budget

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Louisville Democrat and chairman of the House budget committee, shares his thoughts on the priorities and challenges found in creating the next federal budget in an interview at the 2019 Fiscal Summit hosted by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation at the Newseum in Washington D.C….


Databook: Status quo for Ky’s US House

Cook Political Report updated its “U.S. House District Databook,” and barring any major problems, it looks like Kentucky’s congressional delegation will remain in current party control. Cook’s analysis contains a Partisan Voter Index for each congressional district in the nation based on how voters in a district voted for president…


Sen. Paul honored at freedom gala

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was the guest of honor at the 2019 Reagan Gala hosted recently by Frontiers of Freedom, a conservative political organization based in Fairfax, Virginia. Above, Paul holds his award, a sculpture of President Ronald Reagan, on whose conservative philosophy Frontiers of Freedom is based. The gala…


Primary ’19: Dems see more drop-off

It’s not unusual for voters to head into the ballot box and not vote for all the races on the ballot. Such was the case this year. For both parties, the governors’ races drew the greatest number of votes, and drop-off from the top of the ticket to down-ballot races…