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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.

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.

UPDATE: Kentucky House passes new rules for filling Senate vacancies

The bill removes Democratic Governor Andy Beshear’s ability to appoint a member of his own party to fill vacant U.S. Senate seats.

UPDATE: Bill targeting on-duty sex crimes by police headed to governor

Supporters say the legislation would help root out bad police officers.

Kentucky Senate backs bill requiring schools to reopen

The Kentucky Senate voted to require schools to reopen in-person instruction by late March.

Bill to raise child porn penalty in Kentucky passes House

Anyone possessing, viewing or wantonly distributing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor under the age of 12 would be charged with a class C felony, under House Bill 254.

Media organizations oppose open-records restrictions

The bill imposes a residency requirement on open records requests and lawmakers could deny requests without the option of appeal.

Bill allowing extra year of school clears Kentucky Senate

The proposed legislation is a response to pandemic-related disruptions on schools that resulted in widespread use of virtual instruction.

Kentucky Senate backs COVID liability shield for businesses

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to provide broad protections shielding businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits.

House OKs bill to let felony offenders tap into KEES money

Way to help them avoid more mistakes, expand work force.

House passes updates to child support laws

The proposed bill would put Kentucky's child support guidelines in line with federal guidelines.

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.

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.  

Bill banning female genital mutilation passes

Legislation to ban female genital mutilation in Kentucky is headed to the governor’s desk.

Kentucky House passes bill to combat human trafficking

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to bolster efforts to crack down on human trafficking.

Measure to give local governments more tax options defeated

The Kentucky House has defeated a proposed constitutional change to give local governments more latitude to raise tax revenue.

Bill to rein in surprise medical billing advances

Legislation to offer patients some protection from surprise medical bills passed the state Senate Wednesday.

Senate passes bill tackling gender gap in coding

Republican Senator Damon Thayer, of Georgetown, is a primary sponsor of a bill designed to increase participation in computer science courses by underrepresented groups.

GOP-backed voter photo ID bill passes Kentucky House

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to require voters to show a government-issued photo ID in order to cast a ballot.

Secretariat resolution advances to Senate

A resolution to celebrate the 50th birthday of the world’s most celebrated racehorse of all time was advanced Monday in the Kentucky House.

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FCPS seeks AG opinion on board chair’s potential conflict of interest

Fayette County Public Schools wants to know if board chair Tyler Murphy now has a conflict of interest after being elected to a national teachers group's board of directors.

Kentucky Volleyball fights past Washington into NCAA Title Match

OMAHA, Neb. (UK Athletics) – The No. 2 Kentucky Volleyball team defeated the No. 6 Washington Huskies 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-23, 25-17) on Thursday...

Former Basketball Cat Terrence Clarke killed in car crash

The 19-year old declared for the NBA Draft last month after an injury plagued freshman season.

Northbound travel on Brent Spence Bridge down to one lane

Travel will be down to one lane on the bridge through the weekend, according to the state.