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Legislature to Vet Charter Schools, Criminal Justice Reform

Kentucky lawmakers are focusing on charter schools and criminal justice reform as they return to work following a month-long recess.

Kentucky Legislature ‘Likely’ to Meet Saturday, Speaker Says

Kentucky's Republican House Speaker says it is likely the state legislature will meet on Saturday to pass the first bills of the year.

New House speaker vows to manage expectations

Kentucky's first Republican House speaker in nearly 100 years says his biggest job will be managing the expectations of the state's restless GOP leaders - starting with the governor.

Hoover names team to help transition to Republican rule

Incoming House Speaker Jeff Hoover has tapped a former Democrat speaker and the state's longest serving GOP legislator to lead the transition to Republican rule for the first time in nearly a century.

House Republicans Nominate Jeff Hoover to be Speaker of Kentucky House

The House Republican super majority voted in a caucus meeting to nominate Jeff Hoover as their leader.

GOP takes KY state house, keeps senate creating “unified government”

Celebrations continued late Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning after Kentucky Republicans took over the state House for the first time in nearly a century.

GOP leader says Ky. House unlikely to vote on right to work

The top Kentucky House Republican says GOP-backed legislation to ban labor unions from requiring employees to join them is unlikely to get a House vote this year.

Bevin promises spending cuts while GOP leader hints change

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin warned of steep spending cuts while the state House Republican leader gave a mysterious warning that Monday could be "an historic day" in the only legislative chamber in the South still controlled by Democrats during a dinner with state business leaders.

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Four generations of John Y. Browns get UK law degrees

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Franklin County Humane Society awarded $10,000 grant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)– The Franklin County Humane Society is awarded a $10,000 grant from the Honorable Order Kentucky Colonels to help expand and modernize...