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Kentucky lawmakers cancel Friday session as storm approaches

Kentucky lawmakers have canceled their session for Friday due to weather forecasts that the state could be hit by a mix of snow and ice.

Cheers: Bill would let Kentucky bars buy vintage whiskeys

State lawmakers passed a bill that allows vintage bottles of spirits to be put back into circulation in Kentucky.

Kentucky bill would allow golf carts to deliver package

Golf carts could become part of a package-delivery company's fleet if a bill advancing in the Kentucky legislature becomes law.

House agrees to tax break aimed at new Amazon hub

Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at giving online retailer Amazon a tax break on the purchase of jet fuel as part of its decision to locate a major air hub in northern Kentucky.

House passes bill to create elective Bible literacy courses

The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools.

Bill would make colleges compete for state funding

Kentucky's public colleges and universities would have to compete with each other for shrinking state tax dollars under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.

UPDATE: Kentucky House Passes Prevailing Wage Repeal

Construction workers hired for publicly financed projects would earn less money under a bill that has cleared the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives.

Kentucky Democrat Files Transgender Bathroom Bill

A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky has filed a bill to ban transgender bathroom use in public buildings.

Stumbo calls legislative session a success

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo is calling this year's legislative session a success as lawmakers prepare for a last round of action before final adjournment.

Bill adding fee for prepaid phones heads to governor’s desk

Prepaid phone customers will have to pay an extra 93 cents to support local 911 emergency services under a bill headed to Gov. Matt Bevin's desk.

What to look for in Kentucky’s 2016 legislative session

Kentucky state lawmakers will return for a 60-day legislative session with a new Republican governor, a bare-knuckle battle for control of the state House and a massive pension shortfall.

Kentucky freezes gas tax at 26 cents per gallon

Kentucky drivers will not get a tax break at the gas pump on April 1.

Ky. lawmakers vote to expand dating-violence protections

Kentucky lawmakers have wrapped up work on a bill that would allow victims of abusive dating relationships to seek emergency protective orders from courts.

Ky. lawmakers pass ignition interlock bill

Kentucky lawmakers have given final passage to a bill aimed at curtailing drunken driving through use of ignition interlock devices that test the sobriety of drivers.

After 3 years of trying, Ky. passes bill fighting heroin

Taxpayers will spend money to keep heroin dealers in prison longer and to give addicts a steady supply of clean needles under a bill that has passed the state legislature designed to curb Kentucky's alarming increase of overdose deaths.

Ky. expands booster seat law to children under 57 inches

More children would have to ride in booster seats under a bill the Kentucky state legislature passed on Tuesday.

House jump-starts heroin bill, but differences remain

The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill fighting the state's heroin epidemic Tuesday night, which puts the bill in a position to be passed in the final days of the legislative session.

Kentucky legislature votes to ease out landline phones

Kentucky could join at least two dozen other states in deregulating its landline telephone services, which are being pushed out by cellphones and high-speed Internet access.

Winners And Losers Of Kentucky’s 2014 Legislative Session

Kentucky’s 2014 Legislative Session is officially in the books. Lawmakers passed a two-year budget, a road plan, and 26 other bills this session that ended on Tuesday.

Update: State Lawmakers Fail To Approve Bonding For Rupp Arena Renovations

Kentucky lawmakers went home without voting on a proposal to provide state-backed bonding to help pay for the renovation of Rupp Arena.

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