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Kentucky lawmakers start advancing budget bills

The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee advanced “continuation” budgets seen as mere placeholders, legislators eventually will craft detailed spending plans.

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.

Proposal would develop ‘Recovery Ready’ communities

Legislation calls for statewide access to comprehensive prevention, treatment and recovery services

Tributes pour in for former legislator DeWeese

DeWeese helped lead Republican growth in Legislature.

UPDATE: GOP running strong in state legislative races

Dems hope to eat into GOP lead in Legislature.

COVID-19 vaccine plan shared with lawmakers

Overall, Stack said the task of administering the vaccine is going to be “very difficult.”

Fluoride pro and con: Lawmakers hear the debate

Issue is adding local control over fluoride, tobacco marketing

Senate confirms all but 1 of Beshear’s school board picks

The Kentucky Senate has confirmed all but one of Gov. Andy Beshear's appointments to the state school board.

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.

As expected, Beshear use of line-item veto sparks discussion

As he promised Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear kissued item vetoes Monday for parts of budget bills passed by the Kentucky General Assembly.

Budget votes full of ‘firsts’ for lawmakers

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

State Legislature eyes one-year budget

In a rare move prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, budget negotiators will present Kentucky legislators with only a one-year state spending plan.

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.

Access to Capitol limited, Legislature returns to work

Legislators and essential staff will continue working in the Annex building. People scheduled to testify before legislative committees can also enter the building.

Legislature delays session over coronavirus

Assemby takes break until March 17

Pro-life measures spark heated debate in state House

One would lead to constitutional change, other would empower attorney general.

House OKs state budget, nixes revenue options

Republican majority in House tinkers with Beshear budget proposal.

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