Pew Says Most Kentuckians Support Food Safety Act

by Stephanie Crosby The Pew Health Group is working to rally support for legislation on Capital Hill known as the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. The group released a poll today that says 85% of Kentuckians support strengthening food safety regulation. The poll of 500 Kentucky residents was conducted last month. Pew Food Safety Campaign […]

Yarmuth Says Jobless Benefits Extension is Crucial for Kentucky Economy

by Stephanie Crosby Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville says the longer Congress takes to act on an extension of unemployment benefits to millions of jobless Americans, the more Kentucky suffers. Democrats on Capitol Hill want to extend jobless benefits by six months, at a cost of $34-billion. A number of Senate Republicans, including Mitch McConnell […]

Holliday to Promote Virtual Learning Program to Offset Disaster Days

by Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The head of Kentucky public schools believes virtual learning on the Internet may be the best way to avoid losing instructional days to disasters. Last school year, disaster days, which don’t have to be made up, were granted to 11 Kentucky school districts, including nine days each in Knox […]