Editorials

Editorials

Now to save coal miners’ pensions

Thanks to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for finally protecting miners’ health-care benefits, but their retirement plan is still in crisis. And so are the pensions of a lot of other Americans.

Editorials

Lexington will miss The Millers

Lexington would be a different — and duller — place without former Mayor Pam Miller. How fitting that the Downtown Arts Center is being renamed in her honor as she and her husband, Dr. Ralph Miller, move closer to their children and grandchildren after 47 years in Kentucky.

Editorials

Planning body’s mess on display

The Lexington Planning Commission’s cursory review of a major zoning case recently evidenced that at least some members lack interest in the complexities of land use planning. With three terms expiring next month, Mayor Jim Gray should assure those he appoints are committed to the entire community and to the commission’s work.

Videos

New laws bringing record-breaking investment to Kentucky, Bevin says

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin attributes record-breaking business investment in the state to a new law that prohibits unions from requiring employees to pay dues in a unionized workplace. While speaking at the Capitol on May 26, 2017, he derides a lawsuit filed this week that challenges the constitutionality of the law.
Daniel Desrochers ddesrochers@herald-leader.com
New laws bringing record-breaking investment to Kentucky, Bevin says 1:16

New laws bringing record-breaking investment to Kentucky, Bevin says

From owning an orchard to swimming with sharks 1:37

From owning an orchard to swimming with sharks

Mother Daughter team up to run lavender farm 1:28

Mother Daughter team up to run lavender farm

Tour the Marksbury Farm processing and retail plant 1:57

Tour the Marksbury Farm processing and retail plant