January 18, 2012 - 10:52pm
"The Internet, as we know it, has had a profound impact on job creation, the global economy and prosperity. It has accelerated wealth creation and facilitated a more connected world. But the Internet's development is based on the free flow of information, innovation, and ideas, not central government control."
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, threw down his gauntlet in the SOPA and PIPA battle today, promising to “…oppose, filibuster and do everything in my power to stop government censorship of the Internet." SOPA is short for the "Stop Online Piracy...
January 9, 2012 - 6:11pm
His paperwork is filed. John Yarmuth will run for a fourth term representing Kentucky's 3rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
John Yarmuth announced to his supporters today that he has filed the necessary paperwork to run for a fourth term in Congress, representing Kentucky's 3rd congressional district.This should come as no surprise to anyone, but to his supporters it is a very welcome announcement indeed.
December 22, 2011 - 10:32pm
If Congressman Yarmuth's proposed Constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision "panders" to anyone, it is to a stupendously vast, bipartisan, majority of the American public.
If Congressman John Yarmuth's proposed Constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision "panders" to anyone, as my colleague Thomas McAdam says it "obviously" does, it is to a stupendously vast, bipartisan, overwhelming majority of the American public.Polls...
December 21, 2011 - 8:53pm
“The decision was written in such a way that the only way to correct it is with a constitutional amendment,” Yarmuth said. “You can’t legislate around it. Believe me, everybody has tried to find a way.”
In a blatantly transparent move to garner support from the Occupy Louisville protesters, Rep. John Yarmuth is proposing a constitutional amendment that would overturn a campaign finance ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that the Louisville Democrat says has given special interests undue influence...
December 20, 2011 - 10:08am
Local news for Dec. 20, 2011
"A key lawmaker called for the resignation of Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Janie Miller on Monday, saying the agency has misled legislators regarding child abuse records and other key issues. Republican Sen. Julie Denton of Louisville, chairwoman of the Senate Health and...