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Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.
Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating.
The state Senate passed legislation Friday that supporters said would bring additional transparency, accountability and integrity to Kentucky’s electoral process.
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to shift the authority for selecting school principals.
Kentucky lawmakers have unveiled a school-safety measure, nearly a year after two students died in a school shooting at a high school in the state.
A Republican Kentucky lawmaker who voted against an ill-fated pension bill last year is planning a political announcement.
A state senator in Kentucky says companies should be allowed to discriminate against people who smoke.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted Martin County Water District a permanent rate increase, while also ordering the district to contract with an outside party to manage the troubled utility.
The Woodford Sun says multiple sources are reporting a scam in Woodford County.
Kentucky Senator Julian M. Carroll has filed legislation Friday to set the framework to allow any horse racing track or off-track wagering facility to offer sports wagering.
As expected, Attorney General Andy Beshear is suing to stop the pension reform law signed Tuesday by Governor Matt Bevin.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a bill into law that makes changes to the state's troubled public pension systems over...
A measure that would allow direct shipment of alcoholic beverages received final passage today in the state Senate and is on its way to the governor to be signed into law.
Several school districts called off today because so many employees called in sick after last night's pension vote, at the capitol.
Emotions ran high during a senate committee meeting as lawmakers clashed with leaders of the African American community over whether or not House Bill 169, the gang prevention bill, disproportionately targets minority youth.
A bill that would ban certain types of abortions for pregnant women here in Kentucky has passed one of its final steps in Frankfort.
Two days after an eastern Kentucky police officer was killed on the job, some state lawmakers have voted to greatly increase benefits for his widow.
A bill that would punish people who intentionally expose police officers to diseases such as HIV was approved by the Kentucky House of Representatives Wednesday.
Legislation that would expand economic opportunities across Kentucky by removing licensing and educational barriers for blow-dry only salons is headed to the floor of the House of Representatives.
The Senate has advanced a measure to broaden the state’s rape and sodomy statutes.