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Lockett downs Corman in Jessamine-Fayette district, Dupont next

Professor, financial advisor meet in November

Medical marijuana supporters pitch lawmakers

Whether legalizing medical marijuana is the right prescription for Kentucky was pondered today by a state legislative panel.

Speaker bans senator’s son for inappropriate comments

Kentucky's GOP House speaker has banned the son of one of the Senate's top Republicans from the third floor of the legislative office building for allegedly making inappropriate comments.

GOP Majorities Keep Fast-Break Pace in Advancing Bills

Kentucky Republicans have stayed on a fast-break pace of advancing many of their priorities.

Beshear: Drug Epidemic Should be Top Legislative Issue

Kentucky's top law enforcement officer says the most pressing issue for the new Republican state legislature should be fighting the emerging threat of synthetic drug abuse instead of rescuing a failing public pension system.

Independent Groups Pump Money Into Many State-Level Races, Including KY

The presidential race is not the only contest where hard-hitting political ads funded by independent groups are on the rise.

Special elections could determine control of Kentucky House

The fate of the last legislative chamber in the South still controlled by Democrats is in the hands of a few thousand Kentucky voters in four House districts throughout the state.

State legislature convenes as parties fight for power

The Kentucky state legislature has gaveled in to begin work on a two-year state spending plan under a new Republican governor.

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."

Vermont lawmakers to hear about death of inmate in Kentucky

Members of a Vermont legislative committee are going to be asking why Kentucky State Police weren't informed in a timely manner about the death of a Vermont inmate who had been serving time in a private Kentucky prison.

Gloves coming off in fight over ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ law

The gloves are coming off in a legislative fight over efforts to repeal state guidelines about which spirits can be labeled as "Tennessee Whiskey."

Regional meeting slated for Lexington moved up 1 week

Lexington will still host the 70th annual meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference next year, just one week earlier than previously announced.

Legislative Black History Month Celebration is Tuesday

The 12th annual Legislative Black History Month Celebration is Tuesday morning in Frankfort.

Search for new LRC director in limbo

The search for a new director of the Legislative Research Commission remains in limbo after a proposal to set up a search committee was defeated by a panel of top Kentucky lawmakers.

Report details LRC management problems

A performance audit of the Legislative Research Commission has blamed poor staff morale on outdated management practices, a lack of communication and decision-making that isn't transparent.

State Senator Wants Legislative Immunity

A Kentucky Senator is trying to get a DUI charge against him dropped. He said he has legislative immunity under the state constitution.

2015 Kentucky legislative calendar set

State lawmakers will return to Frankfort on Jan. 6 following the November elections for a legislative session that will last 30 legislative days.

Budget Tops Issues Awaiting Kentucky Lawmakers

Kentucky lawmakers have begun a legislative session to be dominated by work on a new state budget.

Budget Tops Issues Awaiting Kentucky Lawmakers

Kentucky lawmakers have begun a legislative session to be dominated by work on a new state budget.

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