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Lawmakers pass constitutional amendment declaring no right to abortion in KY

Kentuckians will vote on the constitutional amendment in November 2022.

State lawmakers override budget vetoes

The vote to override the vetoes was 71-24 in the House of Representatives and 31-7 in the Senate.

Several bills aimed at helping KY youth, non-profit weighs in

Several bills that would benefit young Kentuckians have made their way through the General Assembly.

Beshear vetoes bills limiting administration’s authority, giving AG abortion power

Beshear: Stivers suggest some compromise might be possible

Kentucky lawmakers start advancing budget bills

The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee advanced “continuation” budgets seen as mere placeholders, legislators eventually will craft detailed spending plans.

UK political professor talks KY General Assembly power grab

Dr. Stephen Voss talks about Republican lawmakers' plans for now and potentially the future and the impact it's having.

Education Opportunity Accounts Legislation filed in General Assembly

House Bill 149 will help expand education options to majority of K-12 students

Kentucky GOP lawmakers ready to wield clout in 2021 session

General Assembly convenes 30-day session Tuesday, state budget top priority

Horse industry calls on lawmakers to keep historical racing in Kentucky

The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled in September that at least some of the historical racing games in betting parlors aren't legal.

Kentucky House Majority Caucus elects leadership for 2021-22

No change at the top as members of the Kentucky House Majority Caucus met at the Capitol on Thursday to elect leaders.

Kentucky lawmakers plan for another COVID-impacted session

Senate President Robert Stivers said Friday the COVID situation could limit what lawmakers can do in the upcoming legislative session.

State lawmaker pre-files “Breonna’s Law” to end no-knock search warrants

State Rep. Attica Scott wants to end no-knock search warrants and increase police accountability.

Judge refuses to throw-out evidence in lawmaker’s DUI case

Rep. Derek Lewis, of London, is scheduled to go to trial for DUI in late September, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Legislative task forces to study key issues

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Eight new legislative task forces will spend the 2020 legislative interim delving into some of the most challenging issues facing...

Support grows in General Assembly for Juneteenth holiday

Majority, Minority leads issue support

Democratic Caucus leaders request bias training be added to ethics training

The Kentucky House and Senate Democratic Caucus leaders requested bias training be added to the General Assembly's mandatory annual ethics training.  

Recap of the coronavirus-shortened legislative session

We recap some of the major bills passed during the just completed legislative session.

Secretary of State Michael Adams critical of governor’s line-item veto

Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams on Monday was highly critical of Democratic Governor Andy Beshear's line-item veto of emergency election legislation.

Beshear must decide on Voter ID bill

Legislation has undergone months of discussions

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Time nearing for families to request a “repeat” school year for their child

A new state law makes it possible for students currently enrolled in grades K-12 to use the 2021-22 academic year to retake or supplement courses or grades they've taken this school year during the pandemic.

Firefighters find 2 dead, 2 injured in house fire

The house fire happened overnight in Louisville.

Prayer group held for Lexington police officer injured in car crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Monday morning, Officer Dawn Miller was involved in a collision with another car. Police say officers responded to numerous calls...

Officer involved in Breonna Taylor raid writing a book

News of Louisville Police Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly’s book drew online criticism Thursday.