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Senate Sets Up Gas Tax Showdown
Kentucky's Republican state Senate leaders rejected a gas tax increase of 1.5 cents per gallon on Tuesday.
Ky. Senate Passes Cybersecurity Bill
The Kentucky Senate has passed a cybersecurity bill aimed at boosting protections for information stored in government computers.
Senate Committee Kills Tanning Bed Ban
A Kentucky state Senate committee has killed a bill that would have banned teenagers from using tanning beds.
Senate Passes Concealed Guns in Bars Bill
Guns in bars? Is that a good combination? The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would allow it, with conditions. It hasn’t passed the House. Video Video
UPDATE: Bill Allowing Concealed Guns in Bars Passes Ky Senate
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would allow concealed deadly weapons to be carried into bars and alcohol-serving establishments, so long as the carrier does not drink.
Senate OKs Keeping E-Cigarettes Away From Minors
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Grimes Announces Senate Race
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she will run against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell next year. Video Video
Matt Bevin Campaign Signs Put In Capitol Lawn
Somebody put Bevin for Senate signs on the capitol lawn. He is challenging Senator Mitch McConnell in a Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Video Video
Ky. Senate Passes Abortion Bill
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds before abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant women.
Proposed Internet Sales Tax Could Harm Local Businesses
The U.S. Senate passed a bill that would allow states to collect sales tax from online purchases. The president of a Lexington business says it could hurt his business. Video Video
House Committee Approves Bill to Expand Booster-Seat Law
A Kentucky House Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would expand Kentucky’s booster seat-law. Video Video
Minumum Wage Bill Heads to State Senate
House Speaker Greg Stumbo's Kentucky minimum wage bill successfully made its way through the House of Representatives on Thursday and will now advance to the State Senate.
Kentucky Senators Vote For Filibuster
Senator Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul both voted for a filibuster Thursday on a gun control bill that is now being voted on by the Senate. Video Video
Showdown Set on Unemployment Bill in Senate
Senate Democrats are scratching for votes to pass a White House-backed bill that would renew unemployment benefits that lapsed last month for the long-term jobless.
Rand Paul Gearing Up For Presidential Election?
Could Kentucky US Senator Rand Paul be preparing to run for President in 2016? An UK Political Science Professor said he is showing signs of considering entering the race. Video Video
Senate Rejects McConnell-Supported Coal Resolution
The US Senate has rejected a bill backed by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky that would have called for the Environmental Protection Agency to weaken standards for mercury, lead, arsenic, and other toxins from coal-fired power plants.
State Budget Passes House & Senate
Kentucky's 2 year, $19 billion state budget passed both the House and Senate Friday. Video Video
Crackdown On Cold Medicine
Senate committee votes to restrict over-the-counter medicines.
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
House & Senate Give Final Approval For University Projects
It looks like you'll see a new and improved Commonwealth Stadium.
Lawsuit Challenges House and Senate Districts
Three House Republicans and two citizens filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging redistricting and asking a judge to delay next Tuesday's filing deadline. Video Video
Expert Evaluates Judd’s Decision Not To Run For Senate
With Ashley Judd out of the running for US Senate, Dr. Stephen Voss, a UK Political Science Professor, said some of the excitement surrounding the campaign will be lost too. Video Video
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