November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
Local news for Oct. 6, 2011
"Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY, has blocked an extension of healthcare benefits to elderly and disabled refugees that has received bi-partisan support before.
December 16, 2011 - 7:01pm
Rand Paul's third largest campaign contributor has paid tens of millions of dollars to settle lawsuits arising from hundreds of pipeline related oil spills and the burning deaths of two children in a butane explosion from a pipeline the company knew was faulty.
According to Bloomberg Markets, Rand Paul's third largest campaign contributor was ordered to pay $296 million to the family of a teenage girl who was killed when a butane pipeline operated by the company exploded. The damages awarded by the jury were so high because the company "acted...
September 28, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Sept. 28, 2011
"Syndicated pretty much everywhere via the Associated Press (and thus just the latest totally awesome advertisement for the State of Kentucky), Rand Paul protects our liberty: 'A senator who opposes federal regulation on philosophical grounds is single-handedly blocking legislation that...
September 28, 2011 - 1:15pm
Rand Paul has apparently found his inner liberal. He is blocking a new pipeline safety law, which may open the door for the Obama administration to require safety improvements that Congress would have allowed industry to forego.
A 2010 pipeline explosion in California that killed eight people, a pipeline disaster in Michigan that spilled 800,000 barrels of oil into sensitive waterways, and a pipeline explosion right here in Kentucky last week, are the kinds of accidents that have convinced all of the major pipeline...
September 26, 2011 - 12:44pm
"We can finally fix our broken roads and bridges by freeing up funding that is used for optional projects such as scenic beautification and transportation museums."
Sen. Rand Paul traveled to Northern Kentucky with President Obama last Thursday, to discuss with him a plan to fix our nation's crumbling infrastructure. Before the President spoke just steps from the Brent Spence Bridge, Sen. Rand Paul unveiled to him the Emergency Transportation Safety Fund...