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Abortion-related bill shows strength in Ky. House

Lawmakers have made more progress with a bill that would require women in Kentucky to have a face-to-face meeting with a medical professional at least 24 hours before having an abortion.

Legislative Research Commission launches YouTube channel

As the Kentucky General Assembly convenes in Frankfort on Tuesday, the Legislative Research Commission is launching its own YouTube channel, "LRC Capitol Connection."

2 lawmakers competing for GOP nomination for ag commissioner

Two Kentucky lawmakers with deep family roots in farming are competing for the Republican nomination for state agriculture commissioner.

Moody’s: Kentucky gas tax bill a ‘credit positive’

A key bond rating agency has applauded Kentucky lawmakers for stopping what would have been a 5-cent drop in the state gas tax.

Lawmakers sprint to finish line of 2015 session

State lawmakers vowed to finish the 2015 legislative session on Tuesday, starting the clock on a midnight deadline for a slew of bills affecting pensions for public school teachers, treatment for heroin addicts and protective orders for victims of abusive dating relationships.

Lawmakers make little progress in legislature’s final days

Kentucky lawmakers appear to be making little progress on proposals affecting teacher pensions and heroin abuse as the legislature reconvenes for the final two days of the 2015 session.

Authorities remove voting rights group from Senate meeting

Authorities removed a small group of protesters from a Senate committee meeting in Frankfort after they tried to read a statement demanding lawmakers vote on a bill that would restore the voting rights to some nonviolent convicted felons.

As fracking increases, lawmakers look to update the rules

State lawmakers are trying to upgrade Kentucky's oil and gas regulations as companies begin exploring deep into the state's mountains mostly known for their coal deposits.

Lawmakers discuss bills to bolster charitable gaming

Charitable gambling revenues have declined 40 percent in Kentucky in the past decade, and service organizations across the state are feeling the pinch.

Lawmakers ask for clarity on 101st deployment

Seven Republican Tennessee lawmakers are asking the Defense Department to clarify the mission of Fort Campbell soldiers who were sent to Africa to help stem the Ebola virus.

Lawmaker Says She Accidentally Fired Gun In Office

A Kentucky lawmaker says she accidentally fired her gun in her office in the Capitol Annex.

Governor Signs Off On Redistricting Plan After $300,000 Special Session

After five days and $300,000 in taxpayers money, Kentucky lawmakers passed a redistricting plan Friday for the state.

Governor Signs Off On Redistricting Plan After $300,000 Special Session

After five days and $300,000 in taxpayers money, Kentucky lawmakers passed a redistricting plan Friday for the state.

Task Force Presents Public Pension Recommendations

The Kentucky Public Pension Task Force approved an eight-point proposal aimed at paying down pension debt and creating a new pension plan for future employees.

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