Monthly Archives: March 2019

Bevin: Lawmakers need ‘the intestinal fortitude’ to pass pension reform

Bevin: Lawmakers need ‘the intestinal fortitude’ to pass pension reform

FRANKFORT — Gov. Matt Bevin on Tuesday scolded legislators for not passing pension reform during the nearly concluded legislative session. Reverting to the rhetoric he used at the end of last year after legislative leaders quickly adjourned the special session he called to pass pension reform, Bevin said in a radio interview, “We just need men and…more »

U.N. Predicts Disaster if Global Warming Not Checked

U.N. Predicts Disaster if Global Warming Not Checked

UNITED NATIONS (AP) _ A senior U.N. environmental official says entire nations could be wiped off the face of the Earth by rising sea levels if the global warming trend is not reversed by the year 2000. Coastal flooding and crop failures would create an exodus of ″eco- refugees,′ ′ threatening political chaos, said Noel…more »

JCPS closes Tuesday, March 12, reschedules ACT to April 24

JCPS closes Tuesday, March 12, reschedules ACT to April 24

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Just after 10 p.m. Monday, Jefferson County Public Schools announced the district would be closed Tuesday, March 12. The state’s largest district serves nearly 100,000 students. In a tweet, JCPS officials said a third of the district’s teachers would be absent Tuesday, forcing the closure. Due to approx. a third of…more »

Fighting for life in Commonwealth

Fighting for life in Commonwealth

At least now we have clarity on the issue. Now that the hard left has dropped the pretense of “safe, legal and rare” or “a collection of cells is not a fetus,” we can better see beneath their masks. With the passage of a barbaric new law in New York, we now see that the…more »

California lawmakers mull ways to make police liable for deaths like Stephon Clark’s

California lawmakers mull ways to make police liable for deaths like Stephon Clark’s

Sacramento, Calif. — California legislators are exploring ways to make police liable for deaths related to the use of lethal force.This comes after investagators concluded that the officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark last year did not commit a crime. Clark was unarmed at the time of his death. Council to its streets, shouts of “Stephon Clark”…more »

House votes in favor of illegal immigrant voting

House votes in favor of illegal immigrant voting

House Democrats voted Friday to defend localities that allow illegal immigrants to vote in their elections, turning back a GOP attempt to discourage the practice. The vote marks a stunning reversal from just six months ago, when the chamber — then under GOP control — voted to decry illegal immigrant voting. “We are prepared to…more »

Whole Foods cuts workers’ hours after Amazon introduces minimum wage

Whole Foods cuts workers’ hours after Amazon introduces minimum wage

In response to public pressure and increasing scrutiny over the pay of its warehouse workers, Amazon enacted a $15 minimum wage for all its employees on 1 November, including workers at grocery chain Whole Foods, which it purchased in 2017. All Whole Foods employees paid less than $15 an hour saw their wages increase to…more »

Warren County Schools disciplinary hearing continues into early morning hours

Warren County Schools disciplinary hearing continues into early morning hours

Thursday night at 7 p.m. started as a standard monthly Board of Education meeting for Warren County Public Schools. But a disciplinary hearing, made public, continued on for hours of deliberation. It was around the case of a Warren Central student, who refused to move back to his school’s side of a basketball game when they played…more »

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