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Manufacturer plans new plant, additional 700 jobs

KCC Manufacturing, plans to invest $60 million to establish a plant in Simpsonville.

Beshear challenges law shifting fair board appointment power

Gov. Beshear has asked a judge to strike down a Republican-backed law that eroded his appointment authority over the state fair board.

Bill shielding businesses from COVID lawsuits becomes law

Gov. Beshear warned Monday that the new law is likely to draw a court challenge.

UofL Health opens state’s largest vaccination site; step closer to ending bar restrictions

Governor Andy Beshear marked another key moment in Kentucky’s fight against COVID-19 on Monday.

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs adding second session

A second session was added due to increased demand.

Col. Phillip Burnett Jr. appointed KSP Commissioner

Phillip Burnett Jr. had been acting commissioner since last November.

Beshear signs bill aimed at rejuvenating western Louisville

The measure is aimed at rejuvenating economically distressed neighborhoods in Kentucky’s largest city.

Gov. Beshear vetoes bill curbing records access

The bill would have shielded an array of information about judges, police and prosecutors in the state from public scrutiny.

Kentucky reports 1,028 coronavirus cases

Gov. Beshear encourages people who are eligible for a coronavirus vaccine to get inoculated.

Gov. Beshear seeks Major Disaster Declaration due to severe flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Wednesday, Governor Andy Beshear submitted a request to President Joe Biden asking that a Major Disaster Declaration be issued...

Report: State training video lifted from white supremacist site

The Kentucky law enforcement training video included a controversial Nazi symbol, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lawmakers pass constitutional amendment declaring no right to abortion in KY

Kentuckians will vote on the constitutional amendment in November 2022.

State lawmakers pass bill limiting public access to some records

A bill limiting access to some records of judges, police and prosecutors is headed to Gov. Andy Beshear for his consideration.

UPDATE: Budget bills add money for kindergarten, water projects

Kentucky’s school districts now get state funding for half-day kindergarten, with districts using local taxpayer money to pay for full-day services.

Kentucky lawmakers OK virus liability shield for businesses

The liability protection measure passed the House and Senate on Tuesday. The measure is headed to the governor for consideration.

Kentucky lawmakers send bipartisan election bill to governor

State lawmakers moved closer Tuesday toward loosening the state’s voting access laws to make limited early voting a fixture.

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.

Beshear, other governors issue statement against Asian hate

Friday is symbolic because on March 26, 1790, the Naturalization Act was signed into law.

Gov. Beshear orders flags to half-staff in remembrance of shooting victims in ATL

The governor encourages individuals, businesses and organizations throughout Kentucky to join in this tribute.

Bill approved allowing students to retake year of school

The bill would also allow high school students to have a fifth-year of eligibility to play sports as long as they do not turn 19 before Aug. 1 of their senior year.

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ALDI cuts ribbon on remodeled Danville store

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - ALDI hosted a grand reopening and ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly remodeled store in Danville on Wednesday, June 23. The...
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UPDATE: East Jessamine high school teacher charged with rape to face grand jury

According to the arrest documents, Jason Sharp allegedly had sex with a minor younger than 16-years old.

Broadband providers’ input needed for internet aspect of Better Kentucky Plan

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) - As the Better Kentucky Plan moves toward its next phase, Gov. Andy Beshear is asking for input from broadband...