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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.

Kentucky lawmakers promote gun safety legislation

Three Kentucky lawmakers are crafting legislation that would allow family members and others to petition authorities to keep guns away from people deemed a threat.

Beshear proposes term limits, lobbying ban for lawmakers

Democrat Andy Beshear has proposed term limits and a lifetime lobbying ban for Kentucky lawmakers as part of an ethics plan for state government.

Kentucky lawmakers pass pension-relief bill

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a pension-relief bill and sent it to Gov. Matt Bevin.

Lawmakers try to pass pension bill during special session

On Friday, the special session began and lawmakers are trying to provide pension relief to state agencies.

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UPDATE: Fundraiser Sunday for family of Fayette County student who died from COVID-19

A cornhole tournament fundraiser is scheduled Sunday at The Tipsy Cow Bar in Georgetown.

UPDATE: Hope’s Wings says proposal to grant unemployment to domestic violence victims, is urgent

Based on other states' experience, costs would not be that great

Official: Kentucky State University needs funds to stay open

Kentucky State University announced in August that it owes about $13 million.

Crank and Boom named Small Business of the Year by Commerce Lexington

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