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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.  

Teacher raises in doubt House speaker predicts

Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne says economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak will force lawmakers to scale back state spending plans.

Former Kentucky House speaker won’t run for reelection

Republican Rep. Jeff Hoover says it's the right time for him to step aside from the legislature and focus on his law practice and business interests.

Pelosi says Democrats to sue over Trump’s wall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will sue to prevent what they say is President Donald Trump's "stealing" of billions of dollars from federal programs and diverting it to building barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Hoover admits violation of ethics statute

Former house speaker Jeff Hoover has agreed to a plea deal in connection to an ethics complaint about sexual harassment.

Ethics Commission drops complaints against three GOP lawmakers

The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint filed against three Republican lawmakers who signed a secret sexual harassment settlement last year.

The Latest: Kentucky lawmaker in ethics probe runs unopposed

Kentucky's former House speaker has drawn no opponent in his bid for another term as he faces an ethics investigation stemming from his secret settlement of a sexual harassment claim.

UPDATE: Kentucky House changes course on ex-speaker investigation

The Kentucky House has voted to disband a special committee that was formed to investigate a sexual harassment settlement secretly signed by the Republican ex-House speaker.

UPDATE: Ex-Kentucky House speaker to run for re-election

Kentucky's former GOP House speaker who resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement says he intends to run for re-election to his House seat.

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.

Some in GOP explore restoring ex-Kentucky House speaker

Jeff Hoover could get his position as speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives back under a plan by some Republican lawmakers.

UPDATE: Woman denies sexual relationship with ex speaker

The lawyer for a woman who settled a sexual harassment claim with Kentucky's former House speaker said they did not have a sexual relationship.

Former Kentucky speaker hospitalized following resignation

Kentucky's former GOP House speaker has been hospitalized days after resigning his leadership position amid sexual harassment allegations.

Report: Linder confirms he signed harassment settlement

Kentucky Rep. Brian Linder has confirmed that he is among four Republican lawmakers who signed a settlement with a female House Republican Caucus staffer over sexual harassment allegations.

FBI reviewing sexual harassment claims at Kentucky Capitol

The FBI is now investigating sexual harassment and retaliation claims made by employees at Kentucky's state Capitol.

UPDATE: Lawmaker disputes GOP caucus support for speaker

A Republican lawmaker says the state's House speaker does not have the full support of the GOP caucus after a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.

UPDATE: Kentucky GOP caucus signals support for speaker

House Speaker Jeff Hoover has the full support of the GOP House Caucus despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.

UPDATE: GOP leader won’t resign after harassment claim

Kentucky's Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover declared Friday that he will not give up his leadership post over reports that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.

Allegations prompt talk of Kentucky House speaker’s future

Kentucky's House Republicans will meet privately to discuss the future of House Speaker Jeff Hoover after the state's largest newspaper reported that the GOP leader settled a sexual harassment claim by a member of his staff outside of court.

Hoover says retiree pay cuts ‘highly unlikely’

Kentucky's Republican House speaker says it is highly unlikely lawmakers would approve a pay cut for retirees as part of a proposal to rescue the state's troubled public pension plan.

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