OP-ED: During COVID-19, Kentuckians Must Be ‘Watchmen at the Wall’ for the Vulnerable

By: Attorney General Daniel Cameron

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FRANKFORT, KY (April 1, 2020) – In a matter of weeks, the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has changed the way that we live our lives in the Commonwealth and throughout our country.  Days spent at school and work have been replaced with online classroom sessions and conference calls.  Homes have become makeshift offices and classrooms, as we all try to retain some semblance of normalcy in a situation that is far from normal.

OpEd: Kentucky Retired Teachers Association / General Assembly Budget Negotiations

OpEd by Tim Abrams
Kentucky Retired Teachers Association

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As the Kentucky General Assembly debates the budget and its potential impact on teachers and retired teachers, it is ironic that 10 years ago lawmakers adopted the Shared Responsibility Act of 2010, a model of legislative collaboration, compromise and good governance.

OpEd: Legislation Shows Kentuckians the Path to Long-term Recovery

OpEd by Ashli Watts and Jennifer Hancock

In communities across Kentucky, substance use disorders have taken a tremendous toll. Every day we are confronted with new data, reports and headlines that remind us of addiction’s staggering ripple effect.

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 President and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Ashli Watts &  President and CEO of Volunteers of America Mid-States, Jennifer Hancock

Op-ed: House Bill 72 Protects Kentuckians from High Prices at Pharmacy Counter

OpEd by Marcie Timmerman

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Marcie Timmerman

Nearly two years ago, I was prescribed my first biologic medication to treat my autoimmune disease. Since then, this medication and others have been vital in managing my health. Innovative medicines, sadly, come with a steep price tag.

Guest OpEd: KY Senate Bill Would Hurt Healthcare Access

OpEd by: John Inman
Director of Advocacy for the Kentucky Primary Care Association

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Kentucky’s rural healthcare facilities are in crisis.  Our Commonwealth is ranked as having one of the highest percentage of hospitals at risk of closure in the nation with nearly one-fourth of rural hospitals in Kentucky at risk of closure. The most at-risk of closure are the small, non-profit or public safety-net hospitals.


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