Smoke Alarms Recalled

Smoke Alarms Recalled Universal Security Instruments has recalled nearly 200,000 smoke alarms over reports that the devices have failed to activate during a fire.The smoke alarms can have a misaligned internal switch, which causes the device to not active during a fire.This recall involves Universal Security Instruments 10-year battery-operated ionization smoke and fire alarms…

Governor Bevin To Speak On Sanctuary Cities

Governor Bevin To Speak On Sanctuary Cities Governor Matt Bevin is expected to make an announcement in Lexington regarding sanctuary city policies.He will join state lawmakers, law enforcement officials and representatives from the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security.A ‘sanctuary city’ is a city were municipal laws tend to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation or…

McConnell Lands Grant For UK

McConnell Lands Grant For UK U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Wednesday the U.S. Department of Energy will invest nearly $2.23 million in federal funding for the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (UK CAER).This grant will be in addition to the $934,554 in federal funding McConnell helped get in 2018.This…

Helping Blackjewel Miners

Helping Blackjewel Miners Harlan County Fiscal Court employees said in order for Blackjewel miners to be able to claim their wages, they each have to submit a 410 form and submit it to the bankruptcy court.The miners have to fill out the forms to say that they were owed wages.Officials said the miners are…

More Pension Discussion

More Pension Discussion Democratic leaders in the Kentucky House are making a play for bipartisanship with new state pension repair proposals.House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins said Thursday that Democrats are acting “in good faith” with two proposals to try “to work a way forward.””We are not here to grandstand. We are only here to…