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Governor Matt Bevin signed the "In God We Trust" bill Tuesday.
Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a measure putting new restrictions on abortion, and his lawyers filed a response to a lawsuit already aimed at blocking it.
Lawmakers voted to remove the secretary of state as a voting member of the state Board of Elections and limit the office's access to a database of registered voters.
Kentucky stopped issuing permits to home-birth midwives back in 1975. Now a bill that would create a new regulatory path for these practitioners is a step closer to becoming law.
The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would force some school districts to address tobacco use on campus.
The foster child “bill of rights” moved a step closer to becoming law today after being amended and passed by the Kentucky Senate.
The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed a school safety bill more than one year after two students were killed in a shooting at a western Kentucky high school.
The Kentucky Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill to expand the number of low-level felons who can apply to have their records expunged.
The Keep Americans Working Act of 2019 advanced out of a Senate committee Tuesday.
The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would block women from obtaining abortions based on the gender, race or disability of the fetus.
Kentucky students could use their KEES merit scholarships for qualified workforce training programs under a bill that today cleared the House Education Committee.
For years, some Kentucky lawmakers have complained that circuit judges in Frankfort wield too much power in deciding big legal cases. On Monday, Republican lawmakers started advancing a bill aimed at spreading those cases to other judges across the state.
Lawmakers in one of the largest tobacco-producing states in the country have rejected a proposal that would have raised the smoking age to 21.
The Kentucky legislature has passed a bill that would require candidates for public office to file their campaign finance reports electronically.
Legislation that would recognize, certify and regulate home-birth midwives in Kentucky passed the state Senate today by a 32-4 vote.
The proposal was added to a bill dealing with requirements for doctors or clinics to report abortions induced by medication.
The bill would let people receive unemployment benefits for a maximum of 20 weeks instead of 26 weeks.
A Senate panel moved legislation today that would reform Kentucky’s system of guardians ad litem, lawyers appointed by the court to represent the best interests of children involved in the judicial process.
The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee approved legislation today that seeks to build on tax reform legislation enacted by the legislature in 2018 as well as to clarify various interpretations that impact how the state sales tax is levied.
Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown.