Now this could get interesting

Rep. Melvin Henley’s pre-filed bill stripping welfare benefits from drug abusers has received one serious objection that weighs particularly heavily now that everyone is talking about budget deficits: cost of drug tests. Rep. Ted Edmonds may have an answer. House Bill 78, pre-filed Friday, would require health insurers to cover drug tests ordered under such…

Paper gets to tax point, eventually

The Frankfort State-Journal is like a box of chocolates, especially when they start talking about tax increases. The headline of a Friday news story reads “Schools pleased cuts don’t touch their $3 billion fund.” The story doesn’t mention until the 8th paragraph that Gov. Steve Beshear’s “spending cut” proposal depends very heavily on General Assembly…