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Beshear vetoes bills limiting administration’s authority, giving AG abortion power

Beshear: Stivers suggest some compromise might be possible

Lawmakers complete work on bills to limit governor’s power

Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have given final approval to bills rebuking the Democratic governor's response to COVID-19.

Lawmakers adjust legislative session calendar

Lawmakers will work several days later than originally planned before a scheduled recess later this month.

KY Republican lawmakers focus on executive powers during 1st day of session

Republican lawmakers made it clear limiting the governor's executive powers in a state emergency is a priority this session.

Lawmakers told of needs in ongoing fight against opioid addiction

Representatives from treatment centers across the Commonwealth also shared the challenges and needs facing their facilities and patients with lawmakers.

Fluoride pro and con: Lawmakers hear the debate

Issue is adding local control over fluoride, tobacco marketing

Temperature checks part of state lawmakers tour of BCTC

State lawmakers got a first-hand look at safety precautions being taken during the pandemic at BCTC in Lexington.

Proposal to curtail conversion therapy studied by lawmakers

Debate over whether the controversial procedure works.

State lawmakers join call for beef-processing probe

Continued price differentials are the concern

Lawmakers override Beshear’s line-item budget vetoes

Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have pushed aside the Democratic governor's line-item vetoes of state spending bills.

Lawmakers sent Marsy’s Law to ballot, override vetoes

Kentucky lawmakers have finished work on a proposal that would add a series of crime victims' rights to the state's Constitution.

Budget votes full of ‘firsts’ for lawmakers

Several 'firsts' as state lawmaker approving budget with no raises

Kentucky lawmakers pass coronavirus-relief measure

Kentucky lawmakers passed a coronavirus-relief bill to help workers and employers suffering economic damage from the pandemic.

Feds reach deal on $2 trillion aid package

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties have struck an agreement on a sweeping $2 trillion measure

Drug bill, liquor-by-mail, criminal justice reform approved

State lawmakers finalized a bill to cut out the middle man in some drug claims; House OKs liquor legislation.

General Assembly expands online meeting coverage

All committee meetings, other sessions will be available online.

Legislature’s return draws some criticism

Teachers, ACLU concerned about closed-door nature of session.

Beshear backs spending increases for education, health care

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed spending increases for public education from kindergarten through college and for health care in his first budget plan.

“Cannabus” visits the State Capitol

Frankfort got a visit Thursday from the "Cannabus".

UofL official faces tough questions on hospital deal

A University of Louisville administrator has faced tough questioning from state lawmakers delving into details of the school's plan to purchase financially ailing Jewish Hospital.

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UPDATE: UK student charged in U.S. Capitol riot out on bond

Gracyn Courtright's probation officer must approve her travel to attend the University of Kentucky, according to the Kentucky Kernel.

Kentucky at Tennessee Women’s Basketball game rescheduled for Sunday

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Dates announced for 2021 Boys’ and Girls’ Sweet Sixteen

(KHSAA) - The dates for the 2021 Boys’ and Girls’ Sweet Sixteen® State Basketball Tournaments have been set, with the boys’ tournament taking place...

Small business owners react to potential $15 minimum wage increase

LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABC 36) James C Boutique in Lexington is a small business...a women's clothing store with only 4 to 5 employees. "I usually have...