Congressman Whitfield Reacts to Obama Speech

Republican Congressman Ed Whitfield says he’s hearing two different stories from democratic leaders on their intended health care overhaul. The western Kentucky representative says the President’s remarks to a joint session of Congress last night don’t line up with bills that have already been drawn up in various congressional committees. “So we have the President,… Continue reading Congressman Whitfield Reacts to Obama Speech

Bunning Criticizes Obama Plan For GM, Chrysler

U.S. Senator Jim Bunning of Kentucky says the Obama administration is getting too involved in the daily operations of General Motors and Chrysler. President Obama is giving the automakers another infusion of cash and a new deadine to come up with a more aggressive restructuring plan. Bunning says the companies should go ahead and file… Continue reading Bunning Criticizes Obama Plan For GM, Chrysler

Obama Declares Disaster In Kentucky

President Barack Obama has granted Kentucky’s Governor Steve Beshear’s request for a federal disaster declaration in the wake of this week’s winter storm. Here’s the press release from the governor’s office:     President Obama approves Governor Beshear’s request for federal disaster declaration to speed relief Beshear, Conway implement price gouging statues to protect Kentuckians… Continue reading Obama Declares Disaster In Kentucky

Lincoln Celebrations Approaching; Obama Invited To KY

Final preparations are being made in Kentucky and the rest of the country for the commemoration of President Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday. The official Lincoln Bicentennial celebration was launched last year, but the 16th president’s actual 200th birthday comes up in just over two weeks, February 12. Larue County, Kentucky Judge-Executive Tommy Turner is a… Continue reading Lincoln Celebrations Approaching; Obama Invited To KY

Crowds Gather In Louisville To Watch Inauguration

More than 100 people gathered in a ballroom at the Henry Clay Building in downtown Louisville to watch the television coverage of the presidential inauguration. Among them was Sheila Boyd of Louisville, who said she was impressed with the new president’s inaugural address. “It was almost like I expected him to touch every bit of… Continue reading Crowds Gather In Louisville To Watch Inauguration