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Bill banning female genital mutilation passes

Legislation to ban female genital mutilation in Kentucky is headed to the governor’s desk.
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Kentucky House passes bill to combat human trafficking

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

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.
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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.

National Guard life insurance bill advances to Senate

A bill designed to make information about a state-sponsored group term life insurance option more readily available to Kentucky National Guard members has passed the Kentucky House.
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Bill to assist struggling rural hospitals clears KY House

A bill that would help out struggling rural hospitals has passed in the state House.

EMS funding bill advances to Senate

A bill that would allow Kentucky’s struggling emergency medical services statewide to benefit from enhanced federal Medicaid payments for ground ambulance runs has passed the Kentucky House.

Proposal advances to give local governments more tax options

A bill to aimed at giving local governments more options in generating tax revenue has passed the Kentucky House.

Republicans, Democrats split 2 special House elections

A Republican has won the Kentucky House seat long held by Democrat Rocky Adkins. In a second special election Tuesday, the Democratic candidate was victorious.

Bill to assist rural Kentucky hospitals clears House panel

A Kentucky House committee has approved a bill to create a loan program to assist financially struggling rural hospitals.

Election changes get approval of state House

A bill that would change Kentucky mail-in absentee ballot procedures and clarify that more than one voting precinct may vote at a single location has passed the state House.
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Bill revamping assistance programs clears Kentucky House

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to revamp public assistance programs and tighten enforcement to prevent suspected fraud.
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Top priority bill reforming public assistance advances to House

A top priority of House majority leaders —to reform how the state provides public assistance to its citizens – passed out of committee Thursday and now advances to the full chamber.
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Kentucky House votes to legalize medical marijuana

The Kentucky House has voted to legalize medical marijuana in the state.

Kentucky House votes to cap out-of-pocket insulin costs

A bill passed out of the Kentucky House to cap insulin costs to $100 per prescription for a 30-day supply.

Foster child student bill advances to Senate

Legislation that would make it easier for foster children to change schools after a change in home placement has been approved by the state House.

Dual credit bill moves to House

Legislation to ensure dual credit hours earned in high school would be transferable to Kentucky’s colleges and universities unanimously passed the Senate Tuesday.

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