Governor Bevin Has Motivational Campaign Messages

Governor Bevin Has Motivational Campaign Messages Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s first TV ad of his fall reelection campaign plays up the state’s job growth and his willingness to make tough choices while acknowledging some of those decisions “ruffled some feathers.”The commercial also briefly shows Bevin with President Donald Trump – continuing the governor’s…

Beshear Promotes Teacher Pay Raise

Beshear Promotes Teacher Pay Raise Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear proposed a $2,000 across-the-board pay raise for Kentucky’s public school teachers Wednesday, an incentive that he said is needed to help address a statewide teacher shortage.Beshear pledged to include the pay raise in the first budget plan he submits to lawmakers in early 2020…

KY Labor Cabinet Gets Involved

KY Labor Cabinet Gets Involved The Kentucky Labor Cabinet has sent letters to coal and construction companies that might be in violation of a state law that requires a bond to cover employee wages.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that over the last few weeks, the cabinet wrote to 89 companies that have failed to pay…

Jobs For Kentucky

Jobs For Kentucky Intuit and SYKES joined Governor Matt Bevin, Perry County Judge Executive Scott Alexander, Hazard Mayor Happy Mobelini and several others at the Perry County Library.”This means everything. It means hope and opportunity it brings enthusiasm that is going to be here for generations to come,” said Governor Bevin.The companies will invest…

Kentucky Doesn’t Make The AP Cut

Kentucky Doesn’t Make The AP Cut After their opening week win over Toledo, Kentucky inched closer to the Coaches’ Poll Top 25. The Wildcats received 40 votes in the Coaches’ Poll. However, Kentucky did not receive any votes in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll.The Top 25 went 23-0 against unranked teams to open…

KY School Security Marshall Hired

KY School Security Marshall Hired State leaders pushed for a new state law that adds protections for students across Kentucky and one of those additions is a school security marshal. Reports indicate Ben Wilcox has taken on the role of school security marshal.Wilcox became a resource officer in 1999 after the Columbine shooting and…

Blackjewel Back In Court Today

Blackjewel Back In Court Today Blackjewel will be back in court this afternoon for an evidentiary hearing. The hearing is about the coal from the Cloverlick mine that is still sitting on the railroad tracks.Meanwhile, the miners are going on six weeks at the tracks protesting against not receiving their paychecks since the company’s…