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Today's Opinions

  • Retaining our region’s talent

     Across the region employers are expanding and creating new jobs, developing a pipeline of skilled workers to counter increasing retirements, or even launching start-ups. It’s encouraging news for job seekers and it’s an excellent indicator of the region’s economic health. 

  • Podcasts – The gifts that keep on giving

     When I find things I like, especially things that add value to my life, I try to share the wealth and tell people.

  • Adoption system cannot function without part-time parents

     Every November, National Adoption Month helps turn the community’s attention to heroic families who navigate a system rife with legal and emotional hurdles, eventually emerging as a happy — if a bit exhausted — adoptive household.

  • Adoption system cannot function without part-time parents

     Every November, National Adoption Month helps turn the community’s attention to heroic families who navigate a system rife with legal and emotional hurdles, eventually emerging as a happy — if a bit exhausted — adoptive household.

  • Confessions of a social media zombie

     Lately social media has been tiring me. I was watching YouTube one day last week, and a girl was talking about how she was trying to break the habit of picking up her phone and mindlessly scrolling in order to fill time, how she realized how much of her favorite TV shows she was missing out on by scrolling, and how she filled every wait in line, every break in conversation, to pick up her phone. 

  • Legislature set to tackle some serious issues

     As the approaching holidays provide a brief break before the 2019 General Assembly, my wish is that everyone can take time out of their busy schedules to enjoy family and celebrate the reason for the season.

  • Distillers pour money into Kentucky bourbon

     I was beaming with pride when representatives of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association recently appeared before the Interim Joint Committee on Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations. As they talked about the state of their industry, I couldn’t resist pointing out that I represent a district where half of the world’s bourbon is being stored.

  • Adoption Awareness Month

     Each year since 1976, November has been nationally recognized as Adoption Awareness Month. Many families in Kentucky have already grown their families through adoption, however, Kentucky currently has many more children in foster care who need and deserve a “forever family” to call their own.