Kentucky is one of 18 states scoring above the national average when it comes to preparedness for health-related emergencies. The national index program is sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The U.S. Secretary of Energy is stressing what he’s calling “flexibility” when it comes to the future use of coal as an energy source in this country. Ernie Moniz led off a regional energy forum at the University of Kentucky Thursday.
The head of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence would like to see more flexibility in early childhood education spending. The budget agreement reached in Frankfort maintains education funding for preschool through 12th grade.