Green New Deal


As the country struggled with another round of mass shootings last summer, a group gathered on the steps of the federal courthouse in Louisville calling for Mitch McConnell to pass some sort of gun control legislation.

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On a recent soggy Wednesday evening, dozens of West Virginians packed a conference room inside the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center to discuss the need for a “just transition” for coal-impacted communities.


Setting likely themes for his 2020 reelection bid, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his leadership role allows Kentucky to “punch above its weight” in national politics.

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During a House Budget Committee hearing on Tuesday climate scientists and expert witnesses warned Congress that climate change could cost the American economy trillions of dollars.

Sunrise Movement

Environmental advocates with the Sunrise Movement are planning a meeting in Frankfort Saturday to discuss a road map to the Green New Deal, a science-based plan to cut net emissions of greenhouse gases to zero as fast as possible.

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Kentucky's Republican agriculture commissioner is giving away a green whoopee cushion to highlight his opposition to the "Green New Deal" pushed by Democrats in Congress.