Content Tagged 'legislature'

State Money Approved to Help Growing Scott County with Roads
Lawmakers passed a $4.1 billion dollar road spending plan in their legislative session. That’s good news for a fast-growing Scott County which is adding about 2,000 new residents a year. Video Video
Child Care Budget Cuts Impact Families and Businesses
Youth advocates say it will not be a happy new year for numerous children and businesses in Kentucky due to child care budget cuts.
Legislative Session Ends With Passing of State Pension Reform
The passing of the state's pension reform program means legislatures will not go into an extended special session this year. Video Video
Legislative Special Session Begins
Lawmakers return to Frankfort for another special session. Video Video
Legislative Spending Breaks Records
Legislative ethics commission releases new report Video Video
Budget Talks Stall
Budget talks stalled Wednesday as the deadline for a deal closed in. Video Video
Appalachian Private School Likely To Stay That Way
The proposal to turn the University of Pikeville into a public school isn't likely to pass through the Kentucky legislature.
Supreme Court Rejects Redistricting Map
Kentucky's highest court rejected the legislature's new redistricting map Friday, ordering 2012 races for the statehouse run under the old district lines. Video Video
Statewide Smoking Ban Gets Committee Okay
A House committee approved a bill which would implement a statewide smoking ban in Kentucky, but while health advocates say it's an historic day, the legislation is not expected to make it into law. Video Video
Tax Dollars and Pain Pills
Kentucky lawmakers are searching for compromise on two big issues: the two year state budget and how to curb the abuse of prescription pain pills. Video Video
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