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Philosophical divide evident at Medicaid oversight meeting

As Gov. Matt Bevin prepared to ask federal officials to let him change the state’s Medicaid program, a discussion at a legislative committee meeting offered a glimpse of the philosophical differences between the political parties, through a window that showed the two mindsets at work. [State Senator Morgan] McGarvey asked the administration officials why they …

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U.S. economy adds 255,000 jobs in July

The U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate remained at 4.9%. It far surpassed expectations of economists surveyed by CNNMoney, who had predicted a gain of 182,000 jobs.  “Employment growth remains strong,” says Jim O’Sullivan, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics, a research firm. So far this year, America has …

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Our Unity Picnic, by Representative Reggie Meeks

An important new tradition is born within the Jeff. Co. Democrat Party, and you are invited to help chart its course in the coming elections. ===================== We held the first annual county Democrat Party picnic today at our new digs. The tent was overflowing with enthusiastic Dems getting acquainted — reacquainted in many cases — …

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State Convention Election Results

At-Large National Delegates (from Jefferson Co.) Gerald Neal Olivia Fuchs Jennifer Moore At-Large State Central (from Jefferson Co.) Jeff Noble Reggie Meeks Vitalis Lanshima National Delegates (KY-3) Sanders: Emily Boone Maria Kupper Evan Westphal Kyle West Clinton: Queenie Averette Patty Stocker David Tandy James Stammerman Carl Bensinger Elector Cheri Bryant Hamilton Attica Scott (alternate) State …

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