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State Lawmakers push for charter schools in Kentucky

Kentucky is a step closer to allowing charter schools after a yes vote from the state House on Friday.

Kentucky House considers changes to drivers’ licenses

Kentuckians would have the option of purchasing a voluntary travel ID to replace their standard drivers' licenses under a bill that is advancing in the House of Representatives.

Kentucky leaders break budget impasse, reach agreement

Kentucky's legislative leaders have agreed to a two-year operating budget that will pay the community college tuition for all Kentucky high school graduates while spending more than $1 billion on the state's public pension debt.

House approves extra $60 million for Kentucky courts

The House of Representatives has approved a bill that would give the Kentucky court system an extra $60 million over the next two years to avoid what the chief justice says would be a crippling deficit.

Kentucky lawmakers hopeful as budget talks resume

Republican Senate President Robert Stivers says lawmakers are making progress toward an agreement on how to spend more than $65 billion in public money over the next two years.

Chief Justice makes final appeal for funds

Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo says he does not think lawmakers will reach an agreement on a two-year state spending plan.

Kentucky House rejects Senate budget proposal

The Kentucky House of Representatives has officially rejected the state Senate's budget proposal and appointed a conference committee to work out a compromise.

House approves cuts to judicial system over objections of chief justice

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved 9 percent spending cuts for the judicial system over the objections of the chief justice.

State House approves budget, now heads to Senate

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a two-year, $63 billion state spending plan pushed through by a Democratic majority over Republican objections.

Governor Bevin calls out House of Representatives: not working enough

Governor Matt Bevin posted a video to his Facebook this morning, calling out the Kentucky House of Representatives for not being at work at 11 a.m.

Kentucky elections control fate of House, Bevin’s budget

Four special elections in Kentucky could control the fate of the state House of Representatives and the $650 million state spending cuts proposed by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.

House Democrats propose free community college tuition

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has proposed cutting public colleges and universities' state appropriations by 4.5 percent this year and 9 percent in each of the next two years.

State of the Commonwealth Budget Address – Later today

Governor Matt Bevin formerly requested a Joint Session of the House of Representatives and the Senate

Congress readies debate on Iran deal

Lawmakers in Washington are getting ready for a vote over the Iran nuclear deal.

House approves $3.3 billion loan for teachers’ pension fund

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved the largest loan in state history to help rescue the troubled teacher's retirement system.

Stumbo re-elected Kentucky House Speaker

Rep. Greg Stumbo of Prestonsburg was re-elected to a fourth term as Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Sixth District Congressional Candidates Debate For A Second Time

The candidates for Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District seat in the House of Representatives will have their second debate Monday.

State House Candidates Speak to Voters

Kentucky House of Representatives candidates held an open forum at the Main Library in downtown Lexington.

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Two women busted in strong-armed robbery case

One of suspects also charged with not depositing business funds.

UK Kroger Field to become vaccination central for teachers, others as it expands

Web site will keep updates o who is eligible, appointments,

Owingsville, Versailles residents, others named to state board

Appointments cover everything from local issues to state policy.