Starbucks Appreciates First Responders

Starbucks Appreciates First Responders Food City Starbucks Cafes are joining the Starbucks sponsored first responders appreciation initiative.From now through April 30th, Food City Starbucks will offer a free tall hot or iced coffee to first responders including firefighters, paramedics, police officers, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff and medical researchers. Source: MG…

Kentucky COVID-19 Update

Kentucky COVID-19 Update Governor Andy Beshear back in Frankfort Wednesday night for his daily COVID-19 update. The announcement started with a video geared towards pre-school children.Beshear then announced 35 new confirmed cases, bringing the state total to 198. He also said the fifth person in Kentucky has died from COVID-19-related causes. The patient was…

KY Legislators Look At New Budget

KY Legislators Look At New Budget Kentucky’s legislative leaders recently warned of the severe challenges to crafting a new state budget as the coronavirus shrinks state tax collections and inflicts other economic damage.House and Senate budget negotiators began the task of seeking agreement on a two-year state budget – the centerpiece of their work…

Goodwill Stores Across KY Temporarily Close

Goodwill Stores Across KY Temporarily Close In response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, Goodwill stores announced they will no longer accept drop-off donations at their Kentucky stores.This comes as all stores are closed to customers and workers statewide. The tentative opening date for all Goodwill stores in Kentucky is scheduled for April 6th. …

Governor Beshear Signs School Bill

Governor Beshear Signs School Bill A bill giving Kentucky’s schools the latitude to use as many nontraditional instruction days as needed in response to the coronavirus outbreak was signed by Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday.The proposal to give relief to school districts sped through the legislature with strong bipartisan support as lawmakers deal with…

KY COVID-19 Update

KY COVID-19 Update Governor Andy Beshear in Frankfort with the most recent updates on COVID-19’s outbreak in Kentucky. As of Tuesday, there are 39 new cases. This brings the total to 163. Two of these are in Pulaski County, bringing the total to four in that area. He also said the state confirmed the…

KY Receives HHS Money

KY Receives HHS Money In addition,U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has announced Kentucky will receive $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), for Community Health Centers (CHCs) to combat the coronavirus in the Commonwealth Source: MG News Return…

Economic Stimulus Bill Passes

Economic Stimulus Bill Passes The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early today on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.The urgently needed pandemic response measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history and is intended…

Beshear Makes Plea To Kentuckians

Beshear Makes Plea To Kentuckians Gov. Andy Beshear is urging Kentucky residents to donate to a new fund to assist people suffering financial setbacks from the coronavirus and to report instances when social distancing practices needed to help contain the illness aren’t being followed. The new statewide outreach campaigns were unveiled Monday as the…