Letter to the Editor: Telecom update needed

This letter appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader today. Anti-growth groups diminish poor Kentuckians’ opportunities. For years, fearmongering groups like the Kentucky Resources Council have cried “the sky is falling” while vehemently opposing legislation that would encourage investment in the commonwealth. Now, this group is attacking commonsense legislative proposals that increase access to wireless technology by…

Herald-Leader should look at prevailing-wage policies

A recent letter to the editor sent to the Lexington Herald-Leader: The March 25 editorial “University’s presidential pay erodes trust” has the right fire with regards to taking on wasteful spending. Unfortunately, it is sorely misplaced. Rather than taking on the increase (granted, significant) in the university president’s salary, the Lexington Herald-Leader should focus on…

Right ‘baccy’ at ya

This is a letter sent to the Lexington Herald-Leader a few days ago: The Lexington Herald-Leader’s recent editorial titled “Don’t export more tobacco addiction; Ky farmers no longer dependent” offered contradictory statements laced with subtle insults to Kentucky’s tobacco farmers. The editorial claims that “No government should be doing anything to increase dependence on tobacco.”…