The team will have a public celebration tonight at Knight’s Hall at 7:30 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM and National Championship t-shirts will be available for $15. Representative John Yarmuth gave a speech today in the House of Representatives honoring the Bellarmine University Men’s Basketball Team for winning the NCAA Division II National Championship.
Some members of Congress are revisiting a familiar front in the battle over mountaintop removal coal mining. They have re-introduced House legislation that would restrict mining companies from dumping material left over from blasting off the tops of mountains in waterways.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The longtime chairman of the powerful Appropriations and Revenue committee of the Kentucky House has been replaced. Rep. Harry Moberly of Richmond has been House budget chairman since 1995, but in this week’s leadership races, he backed the wrong candidate. Moberly supported former Speaker Jody Richards, but Rep. Greg… Continue reading Moberly Ousted as House Budget Chair
In southern Indiana, voters soundly reelected Democratic incumbent Congressman Baron Hill. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Hill addressed supporters last night saying that there is a lot of work that he and the government have to do. And he listed several of his priorities. “We’ve got to get health care for 47 million Americans,” Hill said. “We’ve… Continue reading Hill Decisively Wins Indiana Congressional Seat