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Legislation adds another tool to try to help inmates transition from prison

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Legislation establishing a committee to develop ways to help people transition from prison back into their communities has become law. Sponsored...

UPDATE: Bill with many of 2020’s election measures clears House, headed to Senate

Election Reform Measure Gains Momentum, Heads to Senate

Changes mean citizens can follow legislative action faster

New system updates action, information faster.

Fayette schools seek Equity Council members

Nominations due by Jan. 29

Impeachment petition filed against Republican rep charged in strangulation

Same committee reviewing impeachment petition against governor.

Legislative panel hears testimony in favor of gas tax increase

KLC President and Mayor of London Troy Rudder also advocated for a gas tax increase on behalf of the organization and its members.

EKU names committee to study uses for its historic properties

Committee looking at preservation, history

Proposed food manufacturing fee hike draws concern

Many call proposals "unfair," changes are coming.

GOP lawmakers lead dispute over Davis statue removal

Committee asks for investigation.

Abortion bills advanced by Kentucky House committee

A Kentucky House committee has approved a bill to expand the state attorney general's authority to enforce abortion law.

Initial Senate vote on Kavanaugh nomination set for Friday

The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh’s tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide an election-season battle that has consumed the nation. A showdown roll call over confirmation seemed likely over the weekend.

Comer gains seat on farm bill conference committee

A Kentucky congressman has been chosen to serve on the conference committee assigned to negotiate a final version of the federal farm bill.

Lawmakers backpedal on pension bill, send it back to committee

In a turn of events at the state capitol Friday, lawmakers did not vote on the republican public pension reform bill.

Lawmakers and teachers clash over pension reform

At the state capital Wednesday, lawmakers had their first hearing for one of the defining issues of this general assembly, he republican plan to overhaul the financially troubled public pension system.

Riggs says he will not see re-election to Kentucky House

Kentucky state Rep. Steve Riggs has announced he will not seek re-election.

UPDATE: Panel appointed to scrutinize Kentucky speaker

Four women and two men will decide whether to recommend expelling Kentucky's GOP House speaker after he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement.

House speaker appoints committee to study road fund woes

Kentucky's Republican House speaker has appointed a bipartisan committee to investigate the state's road funding woes.

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New vaccine promotion to target five counties, concert tickets are incentive

June 21-25, KAHP will visit a different county each day to give away a pair of concert tickets to those receiving vaccinations (*while supplies last*).

Flags ordered to half-staff June 19 in honor of National Guardsman

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - In honor of a Kentucky National Guard soldier who passed away on June 12 and following a request by the...

The Morning Brew – June 18, 2021

Tune in each and every Friday for The Morning Brew brought to you by Biggby Coffee! Click here to test your coffee knowledge and enter to...

$4.7 million approved for agriculture projects

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) - $4,776,432.99 has been approved by the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board for agricultural diversification and rural development projects across the...