Massie files new bill to repeal Patriot Act

For The Oldham Era Published: April 2, 2015 By RAE HODGE Congressmen Thomas Massie, R-KY, and Mark Pocan, D-WI, have introduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act, H.R. 1466, legislation that would repeal several federal mass surveillance laws enacted in the 2001 Patriot Act. The bill falls just short of full-scale repeal,… Continue reading

Rand’s plans unveiled, state candidates vetted and county leadership put to the test at Oldham County GOP Women’s Club

For The Oldham Era Published: March 26, 2015 By RAE HODGE Eager to piggyback on an expected wave of statewide Republican momentum, the Oldham County Republican Women’s Club will be sponsoring a gubernatorial debate among all four Republican candidates–Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will Scott–on Tuesday, April 7.… Continue reading

Rand Paul Campaigns For Mitch McConnell In Louisville

For Kentucky Public Radio Published MON NOVEMBER 3, 2014 By RAE HODGE   In his final Louisville campaign stop before Tuesday’s election, Sen. Mitch McConnell appeared with his wife Elaine Chao and junior Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul at Bowman Field hangar. McConnell spoke as he enters an election day with his biggest… Continue reading

Kentucky Ranks Low in Number of Women in Legislature

For Kentucky Public Radio Published SUN NOVEMBER 2, 2014 By RAE HODGE   Six of Kentucky’s 38 state senators are women. The ratio is only slightly higher in the House, where women hold 19 of the 100 seats. And it’s possible that after Election Day, the number of women in the Kentucky… Continue reading

Elizabeth Warren Pushes Student Loan Reform, Pay Equity In Speech For Alison Lundergan Grimes

For Kentucky Public Radio Published THU OCTOBER 29, 2014 By RAE HODGE   With only days left until the Nov. 4 election, Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes charged into the Copper & Kings Distillery on Tuesday evening with finance reform firebrand Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to shout back at the 400… Continue reading