- By Kaiser Health News | Posted on January 3, 2019
By Shefali Luthra | Kaiser Health News There seems to be no end in sight for the current partial government shutdown, the third since the beginning of the Trump administration. For the vast majority of the federal government’s public health efforts, though, it’s business as usual....
- By Kaiser Health News | Posted on December 16, 2018
By Julie Rovner | Kaiser Health News The future of the Affordable Care Act is threatened — again — this time by a ruling Friday from a federal district court judge in Texas. Judge Reed C. O’Connor struck down the law, siding with a...
- By Kentucky Press News Service | Posted on December 12, 2018
By Lesley ClarkFor the Lexington Herald Leader The GOP-controlled Senate will vote on a sweeping bill to overhaul the nation’s criminal justice system before the end of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, said Tuesday. He said recent changes to the bill,...
- By Joe Sonka | Posted on November 6, 2018
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Congressman John Yarmuth both won their re-election campaigns by wide margins on Tuesday, as the Democratic incumbents were able to win over 60 percent of the vote. Democrats also preformed well in other races in Jefferson County, defeating two...
- By Jonathan Meador | Posted on October 30, 2018
A review of Louisville Metro Police Department data shows that the city's homicide clearance rates hovered around the national average in recent years.
- By Joe Sonka | Posted on October 22, 2018
The U.S. Department of Treasury on Friday released its first round of rules and guidance on the federal Opportunity Zones program, which was created in the tax cut bill passed by Congress last year and uses large capital gains tax breaks to incentivize investment...
- By Joe Sonka | Posted on October 19, 2018
The national labor trafficking conference will bring in professionals from around the country who tackle the problem, often overshadowed by sex trafficking.
- By Joe Sonka | Posted on October 18, 2018
Yarmuth and Glisson showed major policy differences on the Affordable Care Act, Kentucky's Medicaid wavier and "Medicare for All."
- By Olivia Krauth | Posted on September 24, 2018
When CIA Director Gina Haspel returned to her alma mater, the University of Louisville, Monday to speak as a part of the McConnell Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series, the talk and a Q-and-A were steered toward light-hearted topics and avoided more controversial subjects, such as her work as...
- By Joe Sonka | Posted on September 17, 2018
Haspel, a UofL graduate and the first female director of the CIA, will deliver remarks about her career in the CIA and national security.