Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned shortly before Biden took the stage at the University of Louisville McConnell Center. The Vice President began his remarks with a comment on the situation.
Like everything Paul does, his latest steps have brought out commentaries that run the gamut from enthusiastic support to fervent detraction. It’s the budget plan, though, that’s drawing some of the most varied criticism.
Every year, delegates meet to discuss business, receive awards, elect officers and to determine their legislative priorities.
Executive Vice President David Beck says the bureau may revise its stance on certain provisions in the healthcare overhaul law, but the main focus will likely be the upcoming farm bill.
Many Republicans in Washington have come out in support of a moratorium on earmarks, but it remains to be seen if the earmarks will stop, or government spending will decline.
Brown’s speech largely focused on reducing spending and keeping taxes at their current levels. When asked where spending cuts should be made, he declined to specify, and said that could be determined through a thorough review of all government programs.
Billboards calling the Kennedy Bridge “structurally deficient” will soon be up in Louisville.
The signs are the work of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, which held a rally downtown Thursday to call for more federal infrastructure spending.
To mark the centennial of the state Capitol building in Frankfort, WFPL and Kentucky Public Radio are spotlighting some of Kentucky’s top statesmen, influential political leaders who served the commonwealth in Frankfort or Washington, or both. Today, we profile U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell.
A Republican Party of Kentucky unity rally in Frankfort Saturday drew several hundred of the party faithful, and a small group of protestors.
This week, a nonprofit citizens’ group dedicated to monitoring the destruction of chemical weapons took Kentucky lawmakers last week to see, first hand, progress in achieving that goal. Chemical Weapons Working Group head Craig Williams says Senator Mitch McConnell was among those who saw what’s taking shape at the Bluegrass Army Depot chemical weapons site.
Kentucky voters followed pre-election polls, keeping Mitch McConnell in office and elected four Republicans and two Democrats to Congress. Now all of them must tackle the challenges facing the nation and the commonwealth.