Content Tagged 'General Assembly'

Update: State Lawmakers Fail To Approve Bonding For Rupp Arena Renovations
Kentucky lawmakers went home without voting on a proposal to provide state-backed bonding to help pay for the renovation of Rupp Arena. Video Video
UPDATE: E-Cigarettes Banned For KY Minors
Kentucky minors will be banned from e-cigarettes. Governor Steve Beshear signed off on the legislation Monday after it was passed by the Kentucky General Assembly. Video Video
Pre-Filed Bills Would Create A Sales Tax Holiday In Kentucky
Two bills have been pre-filed in Frankfort for next year's General Assembly session that, if passed, would allow people to buy clothes, computers, school supplies and recreational equipment without paying the state's 6-percent sales tax rate.
Kentucky House Reps Working To Pass Hemp Bill
The bill, which would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp in Kentucky, was thought 'stuck' just weeks ago. Tuesday, House representatives worked to put it through. Video Video
Urban County Council Asks State To Reverse Cuts In Child Care Assistance Program
Lexington's Urban County Council on Thursday voted unanimously on a resolution asking state lawmakers to reverse financial cuts made to the child care assistance program. Video Video
Stivers Chosen As Kentucky Senate President
Republicans in the Kentucky Senate on Tuesday chose Robert Stivers of Manchester to be the chamber's new president. Video Video
Medical Marijuana Bill Pre-Filed In Frankfort
State Senator Perry Clark of Louisville has pre-filed a bill for next year's legislative session that would allow patients to use medical marijuana for cancer, HIV/AIDS and other serious medical conditions.
New State Laws Go Into Effect July 12
New laws approved during the most recent General Assembly go into effect July 12th. The laws cover everything from copper thieves to wild hogs.
Former UK Coach Joe B. Hall Takes Assembly Floor
Some light-hearted moments Thursday at the Kentucky Capitol as Former UK Basketball Coach Joe B. Hall took the floor. Video Video
Lawmakers Give To Tornado Relief
Members of the Kentucky General Assembly have personally given $5,500 to tornado relief efforts.
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