Illinois Governor Pat Quinn spent the morning of the Fourth of July signing three new laws affecting service members.  Quinn says it's a fitting day to sign legislation that will, in his words, “make sure our heroes receive the services they need."  

Afternoon Round-Up 6/27/12

Jun 27, 2012

Today on NPR:Chris Thile's First Musical Memory


Bluegrass Politics:

The American Medical Association says it will continue to lobby lawmakers on behalf of the poor and uninsured.

Louisville Homeless Veterans' Group Receives Housing Grant

Jun 22, 2012

Volunteers of America in Kentucky will soon have an extra $77,000 to help address the housing needs of Louisville-area veterans.

Afternoon Round-Up 5/29/12

May 29, 2012
C.M. Fitzpatrick / United States Department of Defense

Today on NPR: The administration has created a "strange, secret trial in a way," by which it determines which suspected terrorists get marked for death, The New York Times' Scott Shane reports.


Madisonville Veterans Memorial Construction Faces Obstacles

May 29, 2012
City of Madisonville, Facebook

A Madisonville veterans’ memorial construction project is running over budget and behind schedule. The memorial at Day Lily Park was originally scheduled to be opened this past weekend.