July 16, 2011 - 11:07pm
Sen. Paul suggested to the committee that the most serious threats to our country from terrorism come from people entering from abroad on travel visas, refugee visas, and student visas.
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, responded to last month’s apprehension of two suspected terrorists in his hometown of Bowling Green, Ky., by immediately insisting upon an investigation into what procedures and safeguards broke down, allowing the men into the United...
July 6, 2011 - 5:58pm
Mitch McConnell may have no faith in the federal courts or Kentucky's law enforcement capabilities... but the mayor and city commissioners of Bowling Green do! They support trying the Bowling Green terror suspects right here at home, in civilian courts.
WFPL reports that Bowling Green Mayor Joe Denning has confidence that the civilian law enforcement and legal systems can safely try two men accused of plotting terror attacks. So do the city commissioners who voted 2-3 against asking US Attorney General Eric Holder to move the trial.
July 5, 2011 - 5:38pm
"The decision to treat foreign fighters like Alwan and Hammadi as civilian criminal defendants was ill-advised."
Kentucky’s senior senator, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, called upon Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday, to reconsider his decision to hold civilian trials for two foreign fighters in a Bowling Green courtroom rather than as foreign enemy combatants at the American...
June 17, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for June 17, 2011
"Kentucky’s unemployment rate fell below 10 percent last month for the first time since February 2009, the state announced Thursday. The rate in May was 9.8 percent, down from 10 percent in April. A year earlier it was 10.4 percent.
June 3, 2011 - 11:31pm
Senator Rand Paul wants to know how our Department of Homeland Security allowed Iraqi terrorists into "our own backyard."
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) held a press conference today at his State Street office, in Bowling Green, to congratulate the Federal Bureau of Investigation for working in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies in their recent apprehension of potential terrorists. Noting that these Iraqi...