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The State of Kentucky
Bruce Maples, publisher of Forward Kentucky, shares insights, analysis, and commentary on policy, politics, and politicians in Kentucky and beyond.
Dec 7, 2023
Jason Bailey on Stuffing Money in a Mattress
Jason Bailey of the KY Center for Economic Policy explains why our legislators putting even MORE money in the rainy-day fund is a really bad idea – especially when you consider where the money COULD be used. “It’s like putting money in your mattress when your roof is leaking.”
Oct 15, 2023
An interview w/ reporter Chris Otts about the UAW strike at the Ford plant
We're joined by Chris Otts, whom Payday Report has called "the best labor reporter in Louisville, to talk with him about the expanding UAW strike, including now at the Kentucky Truck Plan in Louisville. If you are a paying member of Forward Kentucky, you can read the transcript of the interview on the site. Home: ForwardKY.com All our media: ForwardKY.com/media-home/
Feb 23, 2023
HB 470: Performative hatred in Frankfort
HB 470, the "let's cause more teen suicides" bill, is an example of performative hatred by the 36 Republican sponsors. It must be called out.
Feb 20, 2023
What does “woke” mean when the Right says it?
Politicians on the Right from Ron DeSantis to Kelly Craft (and her running make, Max Wise) are constantly using the word “woke,” as in “I am running against the Woke agenda!” So when they use that word, what do they mean? And, what do their followers actually hear? Bruce Maples has some thoughts about the word and its use by the Right.
Nov 12, 2022
The Republicans won because they drew the maps
The Repubs drew our state House districts to rig them for Republicans and to get rid of as many Dems as possible. And it worked.
Oct 18, 2022
“I’m not extremist!” Yes, you are.
Are those Republicans who want a total abortion ban “extremists”? Bruce Maples weighs in.