Former Kentucky governor accused of sexual misconduct
4 days ago
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Former Kentucky governor accused of sexual misconduct

State Democrats are calling on a former governor to resign his current office as State Senator following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Appalachia’s approach to drugs at odds with AG policy
2 months ago
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Appalachia’s approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

In Appalachian states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the tough-on-crime policy announced Friday by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions runs counter to a recent emphasis on treatment and less prison time for low-level drug offenders.
Biagi stepping down as Kentucky GOP executive director
2 months ago
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Biagi stepping down as Kentucky GOP executive director

The Republican Party of Kentucky says executive director Mike Biagi is stepping down to take a position with a Louisville-based lobbying group next month.
Polar opposites Trump, McConnell need each other now
3 months ago
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Polar opposites Trump, McConnell need each other now

President Donald Trump had just headlined a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was booed by home-state voters far more enamored with the president than with their longtime GOP senator.
Transy community now wondering if BuzzFeed post warned of today’s attack
3 months ago
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Transy community now wondering if BuzzFeed post warned of today’s attack

The president of Transylvania University is trying to unite students in the wake of this brutal attack but at the same time an online post many believe was written by the attacker is circulating on social media.
Attorneys general: Restore guidance to aid student borrowers
3 months ago
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Attorneys general: Restore guidance to aid student borrowers

Attorneys general from 20 states, including Kentucky, and the District of Columbia are faulting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say is helping protect student loan borrowers.
Kentucky Democrats hire Sanders’ alum as party director
3 months ago
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Kentucky Democrats hire Sanders’ alum as party director

The Kentucky Democratic Party has hired a former team leader of Bernie Sanders presidential campaign as its new executive director.
State officials update government transparency website
3 months ago
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State officials update government transparency website

State officials have updated Kentucky's government transparency website to include spending details of the judicial branch.
Yarmuth to seek re-election in 3rd District
3 months ago
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Yarmuth to seek re-election in 3rd District

The only Democrat in Kentucky's congressional delegation has announced that he'll run for re-election next year.
Bevin vetoes 1 bill, part of another after lawmakers adjourn
4 months ago
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Bevin vetoes 1 bill, part of another after lawmakers adjourn

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has vetoed bills that would have created a board to regulate the recreational therapy industry and scheduled how to pay for a veterans' nursing home in Bowling Green.
Bevin changes plan for free 2-year degrees
4 months ago
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Bevin changes plan for free 2-year degrees

A scholarship program that would have provided free community college for all new high school graduates in Kentucky has been trimmed back to pay for only specialized work certificate programs.
Sen. McConnell names new chief of staff
4 months ago
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Sen. McConnell names new chief of staff

Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell has named a new chief of staff in his Senate office.
McConnell claims votes to bust Supreme Court filibuster
4 months ago
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McConnell claims votes to bust Supreme Court filibuster

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has the votes to bust a planned Democratic filibuster of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as a showdown nears that could change the Senate, and the court, for generations.
Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts
4 months ago
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Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts

Defying President Donald Trump on the Republican Party's promise to repeal and replace Obamacare sounds like political suicide, especially in the congressional districts Trump won handily.
Bill revamping black lung system makes headway
4 months ago
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Bill revamping black lung system makes headway

The Kentucky Senate's top leader has presented a last-minute plan to reduce the beleaguered coal industry's costs to cover claims by workers suffering from black lung disease.
Lawmakers wrap up work on education bill
4 months ago
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Lawmakers wrap up work on education bill

Kentucky lawmakers have wrapped up work on an education bill that would gradually repeal Common Core standards and give school districts more control in how to turn around low-performing schools.
House votes to override 2 of Bevin’s vetoes
4 months ago
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House votes to override 2 of Bevin’s vetoes

House lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to override Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's vetoes of two bills regulating drones and deciding who gets to spend up to $100 million from a legal settlement with Volkswagen.
Kentucky lawmakers begin 2-day wrap-up session
4 months ago
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Kentucky lawmakers begin 2-day wrap-up session

Kentucky lawmakers have stacks of bills to consider as they start a two-day wrapup session that will put the finishing touches on an agenda dominated by Republicans.
Kentucky’s new abortion law faces first legal test
4 months ago
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Kentucky’s new abortion law faces first legal test

Kentucky's new law requiring doctors to perform an ultrasound exam before an abortion is about to get its first legal challenge in a federal courtroom in Louisville.
Bevin signs law allowing optional drivers’ licenses
4 months ago
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Bevin signs law allowing optional drivers’ licenses

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchase voluntary travel IDs to replace their standard drivers' licenses.
Senate confirms Kentucky judge for sentencing commission
4 months ago
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Senate confirms Kentucky judge for sentencing commission

The Senate has voted to confirm an eastern Kentucky judge for a seat on the U.S. Sentencing Commission.
Ahead of Trump visit, Paul hopes health proposal will fail
4 months ago
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Ahead of Trump visit, Paul hopes health proposal will fail

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he hopes the Republican health care proposal will fail so that "true negotiations" can begin.
Congressman Hal Rogers blasts Trump’s budget proposal
4 months ago
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Congressman Hal Rogers blasts Trump’s budget proposal

President Trump's budget calls for an end to federal funding to the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC,) an organization that fights poverty and promotes education and technology in Appalachia.
GOP Sen. Paul calls colleague McCain ‘a little bit unhinged’
4 months ago
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GOP Sen. Paul calls colleague McCain ‘a little bit unhinged’

Sen. Rand Paul has called fellow Republican Sen. John McCain "a little bit unhinged" after McCain said "the senator from Kentucky is now working for Vladimir Putin."
In Kentucky coal country, lawmakers open up to nuclear power
4 months ago
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In Kentucky coal country, lawmakers open up to nuclear power

Lawmakers in coal-producing Kentucky have voted to open the door to nuclear power, over objections from a legislator who called it a "kick in the teeth" to the beleaguered coal industry.
Bill would boost background checks of caregivers
4 months ago
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Bill would boost background checks of caregivers

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would close gaps in checking the backgrounds of people who work with children in schools and camps and as babysitters.
Panel OKs bill to make it easier for felons to get jobs
4 months ago
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Panel OKs bill to make it easier for felons to get jobs

Kentuckians trying to overcome their criminal past could no longer be automatically denied occupational licenses under a bill advanced by the House Judiciary Committee.
Bill raises amount people can give to campaigns
5 months ago
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Bill raises amount people can give to campaigns

Kentucky's Republican-controlled legislature has wrapped up work on a bill that would double how much money people can donate to political campaigns.
Zoning bill would exempt landfills, not churches
5 months ago
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Zoning bill would exempt landfills, not churches

Kentuckians could have to post a bond of up to $250,000 in order to appeal a zoning decision under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.
Bill to split up pension funds put on hold by sponsor
5 months ago
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Bill to split up pension funds put on hold by sponsor

A lawmaker says he's following Gov. Matt Bevin's request to temporarily shelve his bill to let local government pension funds break away from the Kentucky Retirement Systems.
House approves bill to cap attorneys’ fees in state cases
5 months ago
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House approves bill to cap attorneys’ fees in state cases

The House of Representatives has approved a bill that would limit how much outside attorneys can be paid while representing the state in complex lawsuits.
Bevin, Beshear Reignite Political Feud
6 months ago
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Bevin, Beshear Reignite Political Feud

Kentucky's two most powerful politicians have reignited their long-simmering feud.
All-Powerful Kentucky GOP Tries to Avoid Unforced Errors
6 months ago
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All-Powerful Kentucky GOP Tries to Avoid Unforced Errors

Fellow Republicans considered preacher-turned-politician Dan Johnson to be a pariah during his campaign last fall after he kept racist images on his Facebook page disparaging Barack and Michelle Obama.
Gov. Bevin to Stump for Gillespie in Virginia Race
6 months ago
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Gov. Bevin to Stump for Gillespie in Virginia Race

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is planning a visit to Virginia to help Republican Ed Gillespie's bid for governor.
Capito Continues as Counsel to GOP Senate Leader McConnell
6 months ago
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Capito Continues as Counsel to GOP Senate Leader McConnell

West Virginia's Republican U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito says she will continue to be counsel to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the new Congress.
Grimes Meets with Chinese Embassy Officials to Promote Ky.
6 months ago
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Grimes Meets with Chinese Embassy Officials to Promote Ky.

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she met with Chinese Embassy officials this week in hopes of helping cultivate a stronger economic and cultural relationship between the state and the world's most populous country.
New UofL Board Similar to Board Bevin Appointed Last Year
6 months ago
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New UofL Board Similar to Board Bevin Appointed Last Year

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a new board of trustees for the University of Louisville that is nearly identical to the one he created last year that lead to the school being placed on probation.
Beshear Fires Investigator that Prompted Bevin’s Rebuke
7 months ago
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Beshear Fires Investigator that Prompted Bevin’s Rebuke

Attorney General Andy Beshear has fired an investigator who is accused of giving false testimony that prompted Gov. Matt Bevin to call Beshear's office an embarrassment.
GOP Leaders Say Plenty Left to Do When Legislature Returns
7 months ago
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GOP Leaders Say Plenty Left to Do When Legislature Returns

After approving seven bills in five days with no opposition among their ranks, Kentucky Republicans are likely to tackle the thornier issues of taxes and criminal justice reform when they return to Frankfort.
Bevin: New laws will be in effect by Monday
7 months ago
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Bevin: New laws will be in effect by Monday

All seven bills passed in the General Assembly on Saturday are expected to be signed into law Monday.
UPDATE: Kentucky House Passes Abortion Ultrasound Bill
7 months ago
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UPDATE: Kentucky House Passes Abortion Ultrasound Bill

Pregnant women seeking an abortion would first have to undergo an ultrasound and listen to the fetal heartbeat under a bill that has cleared the Kentucky House of Representatives.
GOP Sen. Rand Paul Blasts Party Leaders for Ignoring Debt
7 months ago
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GOP Sen. Rand Paul Blasts Party Leaders for Ignoring Debt

Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blasted fellow GOP lawmakers for ignoring the government's spiraling debt problem in their rush to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law.
Panel Adjourns Without Taking up UofL Governance Bill
7 months ago
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Panel Adjourns Without Taking up UofL Governance Bill

Legislation to reshape the University of Louisville's governing body remains in flux after a House panel adjourned without taking up the measure.
GOP Lawmakers Advance 2 Bills Targeting Labor Unions
7 months ago
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GOP Lawmakers Advance 2 Bills Targeting Labor Unions

House Republicans have advanced two bills targeting labor unions in Kentucky.
Kentucky Legislature ‘Likely’ to Meet Saturday, Speaker Says
7 months ago
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Kentucky Legislature ‘Likely’ to Meet Saturday, Speaker Says

Kentucky's Republican House Speaker says it is likely the state legislature will meet on Saturday to pass the first bills of the year.
Lexington Organization Looks to Decrease Post-Election Tension
7 months ago
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Lexington Organization Looks to Decrease Post-Election Tension

This year's election has created a divide among many Americans including right here in Lexington and one local organization is doing their best to dissolve the tension.
McGarvey Participates in White House Roundtdable Discussion
8 months ago
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McGarvey Participates in White House Roundtdable Discussion

Kentucky state Sen. Morgan McGarvey participated in two roundtable discussions at the White House this week.
UPDATE: Stumbo said Democrat’s testimony ‘irrelevant’
8 months ago
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UPDATE: Stumbo said Democrat’s testimony ‘irrelevant’

House Speaker Greg Stumbo said he did not approve the subpoena of a Democratic lawmaker because he said the legislator's testimony is "absolutely irrelevant" in an investigation of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.
New GOP Majority Chooses Committee Chairs for Kentucky House
8 months ago
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New GOP Majority Chooses Committee Chairs for Kentucky House

The incoming GOP majority for the Kentucky House of Representatives has chosen 13 men and four women to lead standing committees that will decide what bills will be heard when the legislature convenes in January.
House Republicans announce leadership team for next 2 years
8 months ago
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House Republicans announce leadership team for next 2 years

Republicans preparing to take control of the Kentucky House have selected the rest of their leadership team for the next two years, and it includes some newcomers to leadership.
Bevin consolidates building industry boards into 1 panel
8 months ago
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Bevin consolidates building industry boards into 1 panel

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has consolidated eight boards into one committee overseeing regulations for the state's construction sector.
Tips to avoid talking politics at the Thanksgiving table
8 months ago
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Tips to avoid talking politics at the Thanksgiving table

Even though the President-elect called for unity in a Thanksgiving message Wednesday, many people getting ready to celebrate the holiday are nervous about talking politics with their families after an extremely divisive election.
Review of 3 House races does not change election results
8 months ago
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Review of 3 House races does not change election results

A recanvassing of election results in three Kentucky House districts did not change the outcome of the elections.
Hoover names team to help transition to Republican rule
8 months ago
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Hoover names team to help transition to Republican rule

Incoming House Speaker Jeff Hoover has tapped a former Democrat speaker and the state's longest serving GOP legislator to lead the transition to Republican rule for the first time in nearly a century.
Lawsuit testing Bevin’s vetoes rests with new GOP majority
8 months ago
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Lawsuit testing Bevin’s vetoes rests with new GOP majority

The outgoing speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives says he hopes his replacement will continue a lawsuit challenging the validity of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's budget vetoes.
Senate Republicans Re-elect Mitch McConnell to be Majority Leader
8 months ago
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Senate Republicans Re-elect Mitch McConnell to be Majority Leader

Senate Republicans have re-elected Kentucky's Mitch McConnell to be majority leader when the new Congress convenes in January and starts working on Donald Trump's agenda.
House Republicans Nominate Jeff Hoover to be Speaker of Kentucky House
9 months ago
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House Republicans Nominate Jeff Hoover to be Speaker of Kentucky House

The House Republican super majority voted in a caucus meeting to nominate Jeff Hoover as their leader.
Beshear Announces Final Election Fraud Hotline Update
9 months ago
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Beshear Announces Final Election Fraud Hotline Update

The Attorney General’s Election Fraud hotline opened at 6 a.m. and as of 7:30 p.m. Eastern time the hotline has received 216 calls from 59 counties, said Attorney General Andy Beshear.
Congressional, Senate Candidates Make Final Push Before Election Day
9 months ago
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Congressional, Senate Candidates Make Final Push Before Election Day

Lots of door-to-door visits, as well as rallies by Kentucky Congressional and Senate candidates on Monday, one day before the general elections.
GOP hopes former Democrat will spur Kentucky House takeover
9 months ago
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GOP hopes former Democrat will spur Kentucky House takeover

Kentucky Republicans seeking to take over the only legislative chamber in the South that they don't control are getting some help from an unlikely place: a retired homicide detective from one of Louisville's most prominent Democratic families.
Grimes predicts 60 percent voter turnout on Tuesday
9 months ago
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Grimes predicts 60 percent voter turnout on Tuesday

Kentucky's top election official estimates 60 percent of the state's registered voters will cast ballots on Tuesday.
Deadline to Apply for Mail-In Absentee Ballots Tuesday
9 months ago
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Deadline to Apply for Mail-In Absentee Ballots Tuesday

Tuesday is the last day that Kentucky voters may apply to vote absentee by mail in the Nov. 8 general election.
Kentucky’s US Senate Candidates to Debate on KET, C-SPAN
9 months ago
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Kentucky’s US Senate Candidates to Debate on KET, C-SPAN

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates will meet on statewide television for the only debate of the 2016 campaign.
Spirited fight in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District
9 months ago
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Spirited fight in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District

After years of demoralizing losses in federal elections, Kentucky Democrats are left with little-known candidates to run in congressional districts long dominated by Republicans.
Independent Groups Pump Money Into Many State-Level Races, Including KY
9 months ago
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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.
On Trump, Sen. McConnell has gone from quiet to mum
9 months ago
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On Trump, Sen. McConnell has gone from quiet to mum

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has never had much to say about Donald Trump. But lately, he has fallen completely silent.
Nancy Jo Kemper and Andy Barr debate just weeks before election
9 months ago
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Nancy Jo Kemper and Andy Barr debate just weeks before election

With less than a month to go until we head to the polls, candidates for the 6th congressional district appeared on Kentucky Educational Television Monday night to make a final pitch to voters.
In Kentucky coal country, Democrats fear Trump
9 months ago
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In Kentucky coal country, Democrats fear Trump

Democrats in Kentucky are worried Donald Trump's appeal in Appalachia could topple their majority in the state House of Representatives.
Floyd declines spot on committee to investigate Gov. Bevin
10 months ago
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Floyd declines spot on committee to investigate Gov. Bevin

GOP state Rep. David Floyd has declined an appointment to a special committee to investigate Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.
Stumbo appoints panel to investigate Gov. Matt Bevin
10 months ago
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Stumbo appoints panel to investigate Gov. Matt Bevin

The Democratic speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives has appointed a bipartisan committee to investigate whether the state's Republican governor broke the law in his quest to convince lawmakers to switch parties.
GOP group launches TV ads against Stumbo in eastern Ky.
10 months ago
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GOP group launches TV ads against Stumbo in eastern Ky.

A national group of Republican state leaders has paid for a TV ad criticizing Kentucky Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo.
Judge permanently blocks Bevin’s order abolishing UofL board
10 months ago
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Judge permanently blocks Bevin’s order abolishing UofL board

A Kentucky judge says Gov. Matt Bevin does not have the power to abolish and replace the University of Louisville's board of trustees.
GoVoteKY.com registers over 40K to vote
10 months ago
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GoVoteKY.com registers over 40K to vote

More than 40,000 Kentuckians have used the Commonwealth's online voter registration portal at GoVoteKY.com to register to vote or update their existing registration.
Kentucky governor’s spokeswoman leaving for Trump campaign
10 months ago
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Kentucky governor’s spokeswoman leaving for Trump campaign

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's spokeswoman is leaving to take a position with the Donald Trump campaign.
UPDATE: Rev. Nancy Jo Kemper to call for Bevin impeachment over bloodshed comments
11 months ago
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UPDATE: Rev. Nancy Jo Kemper to call for Bevin impeachment over bloodshed comments

Remarks made by Governor Matt Bevin over the weekend are getting a lot of attention on line.
Democrats rally around vulnerable House member
11 months ago
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Democrats rally around vulnerable House member

Some of Kentucky's top Democrats have rallied around a vulnerable House member as he introduced a bill that would exempt some veterans groups from state property taxes.
Republicans set to nominate Comer for special election
11 months ago
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Republicans set to nominate Comer for special election

Republicans in Kentucky's 1st Congressional district are expected to nominate James Comer for a special election to replace U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield.
Kentucky Rep. Ed Whitfield to resign from Congress next week
11 months ago
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Kentucky Rep. Ed Whitfield to resign from Congress next week

Retiring U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield says he will resign from office next week, triggering a special election that will give his successor a head start in Congress.
Democrats meet to discuss pensions, health care
11 months ago
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Democrats meet to discuss pensions, health care

Kentucky House Democrats have held an election-year special meeting to discuss the state's public pension crisis and a proposal from Gov. Matt Bevin to change the Medicaid program.
Bevin voicemail warns of ‘impact’ of not switching parties
11 months ago
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Bevin voicemail warns of ‘impact’ of not switching parties

Democratic Kentucky state Rep. Russ Meyer says Republican Gov. Matt Bevin left him a threatening voicemail after Meyer declined to switch political parties ahead of the legislative session.
McConnell: Federal health care overhaul is ‘crashing’
11 months ago
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McConnell: Federal health care overhaul is ‘crashing’

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicts the federal health care overhaul is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the presidency and which party has the upper hand in Congress.
House Republicans to skip Tuesday meeting on pensions
11 months ago
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House Republicans to skip Tuesday meeting on pensions

House Republicans say they will not attend a special meeting called by Democratic Speaker Greg Stumbo.
Stumbo calls meeting of House to discuss pension system
11 months ago
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Stumbo calls meeting of House to discuss pension system

Kentucky's Speaker of the House has called a meeting of all state representatives to discuss the beleaguered public pension system.
Paul, Gray disagree on farm policy during forum
11 months ago
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Paul, Gray disagree on farm policy during forum

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates have disagreed over the federal government's role in the state's farming industry.
Court: Judicial candidates can declare their political party
11 months ago
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Court: Judicial candidates can declare their political party

A federal appeals court has struck down a rule preventing judicial candidates in Kentucky from declaring their political affiliations.
Bevin To Appeal Judge’s Order In Public Pension Lawsuit
11 months ago
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Bevin To Appeal Judge’s Order In Public Pension Lawsuit

Gov. Matt Bevin's attorney says he will appeal a judge's ruling that temporarily reinstates a member of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees.
Bevin praises ruling blocking Obama’s school bathroom policy
11 months ago
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Bevin praises ruling blocking Obama’s school bathroom policy

Governor Matt Bevin has praised a federal judges' ruling blocking President Barack Obama's bathroom order for public schools, saying it reaffirms the right of local control.
Bevin combines 3 boards amid questions of executive power
12 months ago
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Bevin combines 3 boards amid questions of executive power

Kentucky's Republican governor has abolished and replaced three more boards and commissions as a state judge is considering whether he has the authority to take such action.
Bevin extends public comment period on Medicaid proposal
12 months ago
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Bevin extends public comment period on Medicaid proposal

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is giving people more time to comment on his proposal to change the state's Medicaid program.
Senate hopefuls to be together for first time at Fancy Farm
12 months ago
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Senate hopefuls to be together for first time at Fancy Farm

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates will make their first appearance together at the rowdy Fancy Farm political picnic amid a turbulent national election year.
Sen. Ralph Alvarado to speak at Fancy Farm in support of Trump-Pence campaign
12 months ago
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Sen. Ralph Alvarado to speak at Fancy Farm in support of Trump-Pence campaign

The Republican Party of Kentucky announced Wednesday that Kentucky State Senator Ralph Alvarado (R, Winchester) will speak on behalf of the Trump-Pence Presidential campaign at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic, Saturday, August 6.
Kentucky’s proposed Medicaid changes rile dentists
12 months ago
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Kentucky’s proposed Medicaid changes rile dentists

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's proposed changes to the state's Medicaid program would end routine dental and vision coverage for able-bodied adults in a state where more than half of population over 18 have had a tooth extracted because of decay or gum disease.
Bevin approves contract to probe Beshear administration
12 months ago
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Bevin approves contract to probe Beshear administration

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has approved a contract of up to $500,000 to an Indiana law firm to investigate his Democratic predecessor's administration.
Paul has more than $300,000 in unpaid campaign bills
12 months ago
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Paul has more than $300,000 in unpaid campaign bills

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, known as an anti-debt crusader, piled up more than $300,000 in unpaid bills from his failed presidential campaign.
Kentucky chief justice elected president of national group
12 months ago
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Kentucky chief justice elected president of national group

Kentucky's chief justice has been elected president of the Conference of Chief Justices and chair of the National Center for State Courts board of directors.
State judge temporarily blocks order creating new UofL board
12 months ago
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State judge temporarily blocks order creating new UofL board

A state judge has temporarily blocked Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's executive order abolishing and replacing the University of Louisville board of trustees.
AG: UK trustees should have kept minutes from dinner session
1 year ago
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AG: UK trustees should have kept minutes from dinner session

The Kentucky attorney general's office says the University of Kentucky board of trustees wasn't required to post a detailed agenda for a meal before its regular meeting but violated the Open Meetings Act by not keeping minutes from the dinner session.
Rand Paul holds campaign town hall in Lexington
1 year ago
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Rand Paul holds campaign town hall in Lexington

Senator Rand Paul is holding a campaign town hall in Lexington on Wednesday.
Gray calls for roads, technology to help coal regions
1 year ago
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Gray calls for roads, technology to help coal regions

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray says he would spend more money on technology and improve roads in eastern Kentucky to help the region recover from the devastating effects of a declining coal industry.
Paul reports more than $2 million, leading Senate challenger
1 year ago
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Paul reports more than $2 million, leading Senate challenger

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has raised more than $1.2 million in the fundraising quarter that ended June 30.
Bevin wants foster care settlement thrown out
1 year ago
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Bevin wants foster care settlement thrown out

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration wants a judge to throw out a court settlement made under former Gov. Steve Beshear that would ensure that church-run foster care programs don't try to proselytize to children.
Judge lets attorney general intervene in retirement suit
1 year ago
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Judge lets attorney general intervene in retirement suit

A state judge has ruled Kentucky's Democratic attorney general can intervene in a lawsuit challenging the Republican governor's decision to remove the chairman of the state's retirement system board of trustees.
With RNC speech, Alvarado to focus on Hispanic opportunity
1 year ago
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With RNC speech, Alvarado to focus on Hispanic opportunity

Kentucky state Sen. Ralph Alvarado is preparing to speak to the Republican National Convention about the opportunities Hispanics have in the United States.
Sentencing delay sought in Longmeyer bribery case
1 year ago
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Sentencing delay sought in Longmeyer bribery case

Attorneys on both sides of the bribery case involving Attorney General Andy Beshear's former deputy have asked that sentencing be postponed by about a month.
Former KRS chairman set to argue against removal in court
1 year ago
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Former KRS chairman set to argue against removal in court

The former chairman of the beleaguered Kentucky Retirement Systems is heading to court to challenge his removal by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.
Trump tweets his VP choice: Indiana Gov. Pence
1 year ago
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Trump tweets his VP choice: Indiana Gov. Pence

Donald Trump says on Twitter that he's picked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.
Bevin announces review of business regulations
1 year ago
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Bevin announces review of business regulations

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says he wants to eliminate or revise some of the state's 4,500 regulations governing private businesses.
Bevin appoints new judge-executive for Webster County
1 year ago
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Bevin appoints new judge-executive for Webster County

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a new judge-executive for Webster County in western Kentucky.
Bevin’s choice for pension board declines appointment
1 year ago
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Bevin’s choice for pension board declines appointment

A western Kentucky dermatologist who was selected to replace a state pension board's chairman has declined Gov. Matt Bevin's appointment.
UPDATE: Gray wins Democratic Senate nomination, speaks after victory
1 year ago
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UPDATE: Gray wins Democratic Senate nomination, speaks after victory

A big victory Tuesday night for Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, as he handily won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator.
Opinion says governor can’t remove retirement trustee
1 year ago
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Opinion says governor can’t remove retirement trustee

A Kentucky attorney general's advisory opinion says the governor isn't allowed to remove a trustee from the board of the Kentucky Retirement Systems before the trustee's term has expired.
Clinton aims for Kentucky win to break Sanders’ momentum
1 year ago
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Clinton aims for Kentucky win to break Sanders’ momentum

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is seeking to avoid primary losses in Kentucky and Oregon.
Clinton, Sanders to return to KY prior to primaries
1 year ago
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Clinton, Sanders to return to KY prior to primaries

Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will be returning to Kentucky ahead of Tuesday's primaries to stump for votes.
Full slates of legislative candidates to be set Tuesday
1 year ago
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Full slates of legislative candidates to be set Tuesday

Democrat Cluster Howard won by the slimmest of margins in 2014, ousting a freshman Republican House member by a mere 14 votes in eastern Kentucky. Now Republicans are aiming to make him a one-and-done lawmaker in their quest to consolidate power in Kentucky's Capitol.
Candidates in Kentucky’s contested congressional primaries
1 year ago
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Candidates in Kentucky’s contested congressional primaries

Kentucky's Republican and Democratic primary elections are Tuesday
4 Republicans vying for Kentucky’s open congressional seat
1 year ago
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4 Republicans vying for Kentucky’s open congressional seat

Four Republicans are vying for the only open seat in Kentucky's congressional delegation this year.
Democrats facing tough odds in Kentucky Senate race
1 year ago
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Democrats facing tough odds in Kentucky Senate race

Kentucky Democrats are looking to rebound from two straight lopsided defeats, but they face another daunting task, and that is toppling incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul.
Chelsea Clinton opens mother’s campaign office in Lexington
1 year ago
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Chelsea Clinton opens mother’s campaign office in Lexington

Weeks away from Kentucky's primary, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination opens a campaign office in Lexington.
Beshear: Bevin “started this… food fight!”
1 year ago
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Beshear: Bevin “started this… food fight!”

The gloves are all but off as governors past and present continue to "duke it out" over accusations made in a press conference last week by Republican Governor Matt Bevin.
Beshear seeks investigation of Bevin as feud escalates
1 year ago
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Beshear seeks investigation of Bevin as feud escalates

Attorney General Andy Beshear has asked the Executive Branch Ethics Commission to investigate whether Republican Governor Matt Bevin has used campaign contribution records as grounds for firing state workers.
Bevin appoints inspector general to aid Beshear inquiry
1 year ago
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Bevin appoints inspector general to aid Beshear inquiry

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a former U.S. marshal to aid an investigation into what he says are potential illegal practices of former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear.
Bevin restores some money to colleges and universities
1 year ago
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Bevin restores some money to colleges and universities

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has restored some state funding to public colleges and universities.
AG issues statement in response to Gov. Bevin allegations
1 year ago
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AG issues statement in response to Gov. Bevin allegations

Attorney General has issued a response to allegations from Governor Bevin Tuesday morning that Beshear received "questionable" campaign contributions while running for his office.
Hampton among Kentucky’s RNC delegates
1 year ago
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Hampton among Kentucky’s RNC delegates

Republicans in Kentucky's 2nd congressional district have chosen Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton as one of three delegates to the Republican National Convention.
Lawmaker offers parting gift to colleagues
1 year ago
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Lawmaker offers parting gift to colleagues

Retiring state Rep. Leslie Combs had a parting gift for her colleagues in the Kentucky House - a card that included a bullet and a Kentucky-shaped pin.
Stumbo calls legislative session a success
1 year ago
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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.
Budget, road construction on tap for legislature’s final day
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Budget, road construction on tap for legislature’s final day

The Kentucky legislature has convened for the final day of the 2016 session to consider dozens of important bills before a midnight deadline.
1st congressional district elects 3 delegates
1 year ago
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1st congressional district elects 3 delegates

Republicans in Kentucky's 1st Congressional District have selected three delegates to the Republican National Convention who say they are not committed to a candidate.
Lawsuit against Bevin over college cuts could come Monday
1 year ago
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Lawsuit against Bevin over college cuts could come Monday

A spokesman for Andy Beshear says the Democratic Attorney General will not file a lawsuit against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin before Monday.
4 independent candidates file statements of candidacy for 2016 general election
1 year ago
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4 independent candidates file statements of candidacy for 2016 general election

Four independent candidates filed paperwork to run in various offices in the 2016 General Election, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced.
Attorney general threatens suit over budget cuts
1 year ago
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Attorney general threatens suit over budget cuts

Kentucky's attorney general is calling Gov. Matt Bevin's mid-year budget cuts to higher education illegal and has demanded the governor rescind the order.
Bill extending incentives to steel mill passes legislature
1 year ago
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Bill extending incentives to steel mill passes legislature

Kentucky lawmakers have agreed to extend and sweeten economic development incentives in hopes of rejuvenating idled operations at a northeastern Kentucky steel mill.
Lawmakers pass bill to let some felons clear records
1 year ago
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Lawmakers pass bill to let some felons clear records

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to legislation aimed at giving some nonviolent felons a second chance by letting them seek to have their criminal records erased.
Bevin: State working to fix problems in benefits system
1 year ago
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Bevin: State working to fix problems in benefits system

Gov. Matt Bevin says his administration is working to fix problems in the roll out of Kentucky's new public benefits system that led to some Kentuckians getting erroneous notices that their benefits are being cut off.
KY lawmakers deadlock on budget, could lead to partial government shutdown
1 year ago
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KY lawmakers deadlock on budget, could lead to partial government shutdown

Kentucky lawmakers say they have reached an impasse on budget negotiations, putting a two-year spending plan in jeopardy and risking a partial government shutdown.
Lawmakers complete work on bill aimed at bourbon tourists
1 year ago
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Lawmakers complete work on bill aimed at bourbon tourists

Bourbon tourists could soon start sipping cocktails during distillery tours as Kentucky lawmakers have finished crafting more lenient rules for distillers to sell their products where the whiskey is made.
Lawmakers pass bill to help prosecutors fight sex crimes
1 year ago
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Lawmakers pass bill to help prosecutors fight sex crimes

Kentucky lawmakers have finished work to close a legal loophole blamed for shielding sexual predators whose young victims can't say exactly when and where they were abused.
Bevin: Democrats hurt budget process by not negotiating
1 year ago
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Bevin: Democrats hurt budget process by not negotiating

Tensions between Republicans and Democrats over Kentucky's more than $65 billion spending plan escalated overnight, with the Republican governor calling a news conference to blame House leaders for refusing to negotiate.
Chief Justice makes final appeal for funds
1 year ago
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Chief Justice makes final appeal for funds

Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo says he does not think lawmakers will reach an agreement on a two-year state spending plan.
With midnight deadline looming, Kentucky budget talks resume
1 year ago
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With midnight deadline looming, Kentucky budget talks resume

House and Senate leaders are meeting privately to come up with an agreement on how to spend more than $65 billion of state and federal tax dollars over the next two years.
Rand Paul to hold Town Halls across Eastern KY
1 year ago
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Rand Paul to hold Town Halls across Eastern KY

On Monday, March 28th, and Tuesday, March 29th, U.S. Senator Rand Paul will hold Town Hall events in Eastern Kentucky.
Senate approves budget cuts for courts, but changes possible
1 year ago
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Senate approves budget cuts for courts, but changes possible

The Kentucky Senate has approved spending cuts of 9 percent to the court system that the state's chief justice says could lead to 600 layoffs and force thousands of people facing criminal charges to sit in jail while awaiting trial.
Kentucky House passes bill for 1 marriage license form
1 year ago
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Kentucky House passes bill for 1 marriage license form

Kentucky's state House has passed a bill that would create one marriage license form for both gay and straight couples in an effort to defuse controversy over the licensing of gay marriages.
Kentucky House rejects Senate budget proposal
1 year ago
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Kentucky House rejects Senate budget proposal

The Kentucky House of Representatives has officially rejected the state Senate's budget proposal and appointed a conference committee to work out a compromise.
Kentucky House rejects Senate budget proposal
1 year ago
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Kentucky House rejects Senate budget proposal

The Kentucky House of Representatives has officially rejected the state Senate's budget proposal and appointed a conference committee to work out a compromise.
Senate budget includes most of Bevin’s budget cuts
1 year ago
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Senate budget includes most of Bevin’s budget cuts

Senate Republicans have promised to slash spending across most of state government and use the money to bolster Kentucky's struggling public retirement systems in a budget proposal that sets up a showdown with House Democrats in an election year.
KET to host House & Senate candidates on Kentucky Tonight
1 year ago
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KET to host House & Senate candidates on Kentucky Tonight

Voters can hear from the candidates for the 2016 primary races for U.S. House and U.S. Senate starting Monday on KET's Kentucky Tonight program.
Kentucky chief justice blasts proposed House budget
1 year ago
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Kentucky chief justice blasts proposed House budget

Kentucky's chief justice says a proposed two year spending plan in the House of Representatives would be catastrophic for the state's court system.
McConnell: Court pick won’t get vote this year
1 year ago
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McConnell: Court pick won’t get vote this year

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the American people must have a voice in November on filling the Supreme Court vacancy.
Democrats reject Bevin’s cuts for colleges
1 year ago
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Democrats reject Bevin’s cuts for colleges

Kentucky Democrats and Republicans are scheduled to release a pair of dueling budget plans, but Democrats most likely will have the votes to win.
Governor Bevin appoints Commissioner of Veterans Affairs
1 year ago
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Governor Bevin appoints Commissioner of Veterans Affairs

Governor Bevin has appointed Retired Brigadier General Norman E. Arflack as the new Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA).
Bill would exempt business filing fees for military veterans
1 year ago
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Bill would exempt business filing fees for military veterans

Military veterans who own more than half of a new business would not have to pay filing fees to the Secretary of State's office under a bill that cleared the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.
Early voting bill passes Kentucky House
1 year ago
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Early voting bill passes Kentucky House

A bill aimed at boosting voter turnout in Kentucky by allowing early voting without an excuse has been passed by the state House despite some lawmakers' concerns about strapping county clerks with extra costs.
Bill seeks to put new restrictions on abortion clinics
1 year ago
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Bill seeks to put new restrictions on abortion clinics

A bill aimed at putting new restrictions on abortion clinics has overwhelmingly passed the Kentucky Senate.
Bill to abolish death penalty fails in House committee
1 year ago
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Bill to abolish death penalty fails in House committee

A bill aimed at abolishing the death penalty in Kentucky has been defeated by a House committee.
Bill aims to spare teens from felony for sexting
1 year ago
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Bill aims to spare teens from felony for sexting

Teenagers caught sending nude photographs of themselves or their friends via cell phones or online would be spared a felony offense under a bill advancing in the Kentucky General Assembly.
Chief justice warns House panel of Bevin’s budget proposal
1 year ago
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Chief justice warns House panel of Bevin’s budget proposal

Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. has told a legislative panel that the governor's proposed budget cuts would effectively shut down the courts temporarily.
Ky. Supreme Court rules in judicial campaign case
1 year ago
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Ky. Supreme Court rules in judicial campaign case

Kentucky's Supreme Court has set some conditions on what types of political comments judicial candidates can make when running for judgeships.
Regulator for Gov. Bevin’s office resigns from super PAC
1 year ago
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Regulator for Gov. Bevin’s office resigns from super PAC

A top regulator from Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has resigned as a director of Kentucky's major Republican super PAC after a newspaper inquired about potential conflicts in holding both roles.
Health care, economy focus of Paul’s town hall events
1 year ago
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Health care, economy focus of Paul’s town hall events

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he will help Gov. Matt Bevin get a waiver from the federal government this summer to begin charging Medicaid recipients for their health insurance.
Bill would make men confirm marriage for ED medication
1 year ago
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Bill would make men confirm marriage for ED medication

A Kentucky state lawmaker has filed a bill that would require men have at least two office visits and swear on a Bible they are married before a doctor could prescribe them erectile dysfunction medication.
Bevin responds to Beshear, says his focus is fixing ‘fiscal crisis’
1 year ago
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Bevin responds to Beshear, says his focus is fixing ‘fiscal crisis’

A statement from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's opposition to his plan to dismantle the state health care program known as Kynect is an effort to promote his political legacy.
After Paul bows out, some Kentucky supporters go to Rubio
1 year ago
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After Paul bows out, some Kentucky supporters go to Rubio

Some of Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's top supporters in the state legislature are endorsing Marco Rubio ahead of the state's Republican presidential caucus next month.
Kemper files for Congress against Republican Andy Barr
2 years ago
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Kemper files for Congress against Republican Andy Barr

The former director of the Kentucky Council of Churches has filed to run for Congress against Republican Andy Barr in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.
Bill: Drunken drivers would have to wait 10 years to clear records
2 years ago
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Bill: Drunken drivers would have to wait 10 years to clear records

Drunken drivers would have to wait 10 years for convictions to come off their records under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.
House panel OKs bill enlisting AG in human trafficking fight
2 years ago
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House panel OKs bill enlisting AG in human trafficking fight

Kentucky's attorney general would be empowered to join the fight against human trafficking if a bill approved by a state House committee becomes law.
Paul asks party leaders to include him in prime-time debate
2 years ago
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Paul asks party leaders to include him in prime-time debate

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has asked party leaders to include him in Thursday's televised debate.
Kentucky House panel approves expungement bill
2 years ago
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Kentucky House panel approves expungement bill

A bill aimed at allowing some nonviolent felons in Kentucky to have their criminal records expunged has won approval from the House Judiciary Committee.
Senate panel OKs update to informed consent law
2 years ago
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Senate panel OKs update to informed consent law

A Kentucky Senate panel has approved a bill to require any woman seeking an abortion to have a face-to-face meeting with a medical professional before the procedure.
GOP leader wants to freeze university tuition in Kentucky
2 years ago
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GOP leader wants to freeze university tuition in Kentucky

The chairman of the Kentucky Senate Republican Caucus wants to freeze tuition and fees at state universities for the next four years.
Bill allowing some distilleries to serve cocktails advances
2 years ago
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Bill allowing some distilleries to serve cocktails advances

Bourbon tourists could sip cocktails and purchase more bottles from Kentucky distilleries in wet territories under a bill that has won approval from a state Senate committee.
Bill would exempt school projects from prevailing wage
2 years ago
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Bill would exempt school projects from prevailing wage

State officials would not decide how much to pay construction workers on public school projects under a bill approved by a Senate committee.
McConnell to host former coal miner at State of the Union Address
2 years ago
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McConnell to host former coal miner at State of the Union Address

A 4th-generation coal miner, Howard Abshire of Pike County, will be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's guest at the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Kentucky moves ahead with plans to dismantle health exchange
2 years ago
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Kentucky moves ahead with plans to dismantle health exchange

Kentucky's new Republican administration is moving forward with plans to shut down the state's health insurance exchange, becoming the first state to cut ties with one of the key pieces of President Barack Obama's signature health care law because of a political promise.
Democrats apparently thwart GOP plan to pick off members
2 years ago
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Democrats apparently thwart GOP plan to pick off members

Democrats appear to have thwarted a Republican plan to pick off one of their members as the two parties continued to struggle for power in the last legislative chamber in the South still controlled by Democrats.
Senate president’s wife hired as deputy cabinet secretary
2 years ago
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Senate president’s wife hired as deputy cabinet secretary

Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says the wife of Senate President Robert Stivers has been hired as a deputy cabinet secretary.
We Are Kentuckians rally held in Frankfort
2 years ago
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We Are Kentuckians rally held in Frankfort

Kentucky lawmakers weren't the only ones at the capital building on Tuesday.
State legislature convenes as parties fight for power
2 years ago
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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.
Yarmuth: Democrats might not have viable US Senate candidate
2 years ago
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Yarmuth: Democrats might not have viable US Senate candidate

One of Kentucky's top elected Democrats said Monday he is concerned the struggling party will not be able to field a viable candidate to challenge U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in November.
Kentucky state House special elections set for March 8
2 years ago
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Kentucky state House special elections set for March 8

Gov. Matt Bevin has scheduled special elections on March 8 for four vacant state House seats.
Kentucky’s new leaders, among youngest in US, take office
2 years ago
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Kentucky’s new leaders, among youngest in US, take office

Five of Kentucky's six statewide elected officers officially took office on Monday, giving the state some of the youngest elected leaders in the country.
Yarmuth to file for re-election
2 years ago
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Yarmuth to file for re-election

The only Democrat in Kentucky's congressional delegation is making it official that he's running for re-election this year.
What to look for in Kentucky’s 2016 legislative session
2 years ago
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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.
Bevin announces “tranformative” Medicaid Program
2 years ago
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Bevin announces “tranformative” Medicaid Program

On Wednesday, Governor Matt Bevin announced plans to develop a "transformative" Medicaid program at a press conference in Frankfort.
No voting rights automatically restored to felons
2 years ago
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No voting rights automatically restored to felons

An official says no convicted felons had their voting rights automatically restored before Gov. Matt Bevin rescinded an executive order by his predecessor allowing the process.
Democratic control of Kentucky House weakens further
2 years ago
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Democratic control of Kentucky House weakens further

Another Kentucky state lawmaker is switching from the Democratic Party to the GOP, further boosting the Republican Party's mission to take control of the only Southern legislative chamber still run by Democrats.
Gov. Bevin appoints 3 to posts within his office
2 years ago
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Gov. Bevin appoints 3 to posts within his office

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed three women to posts within his office.
Sen. Ridley will not run for Congress
2 years ago
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Sen. Ridley will not run for Congress

State Senator Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, announced today that he will not run for Congress.
Bevin removes another Democrat from House via appointment
2 years ago
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Bevin removes another Democrat from House via appointment

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has removed another Democrat from the state House of Representatives as he tries to help his party seize control of the chamber for the first time since 1920.
111 of 120 Kentucky counties to hold caucuses on March 5
2 years ago
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111 of 120 Kentucky counties to hold caucuses on March 5

All but nine of Kentucky's counties will hold a caucus on March 5 as the state divides its delegates for the Republican presidential nomination.
Mayor names Commissioner of Environmental Quality & Public Works
2 years ago
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Mayor names Commissioner of Environmental Quality & Public Works

Dowell Hoskins-Squier, Director of the Division of Traffic Engineering, has been named Commissioner of the city’s Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works by Mayor Jim Gray.
Former lawmaker appointed deputy labor secretary in Kentucky
2 years ago
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Former lawmaker appointed deputy labor secretary in Kentucky

A former state lawmaker from Bullitt County has been appointed to Gov. Matt Bevin's administration.
Bevin appoints Democrat to lead Justice Cabinet
2 years ago
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Bevin appoints Democrat to lead Justice Cabinet

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed an influential Democratic lawmaker to be the next secretary of the Justice and Public Safety cabinet.
GOP state Rep. Bob DeWeese not seeking re-election
2 years ago
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GOP state Rep. Bob DeWeese not seeking re-election

Republican state Rep. Bob DeWeese says he will not run for re-election in 2016.
Bevin inauguration to feature parade of 300 veterans
2 years ago
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Bevin inauguration to feature parade of 300 veterans

Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin will lead a parade of about 300 veterans of the Vietnam and Korean wars on Tuesday to help celebrate his inauguration as Kentucky's next governor.
Governor-elect Bevin names State Budget Director
2 years ago
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Governor-elect Bevin names State Budget Director

Governor-elect Matt Bevin announced the appointment of John E. Chilton as the State Budget Director on Tuesday.
Paul to file for president, re-election in Kentucky
2 years ago
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Paul to file for president, re-election in Kentucky

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says filing his candidacy for re-election and for president does not undermine his faltering presidential campaign.
Kentucky governor restores voting rights for some felons
2 years ago
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Kentucky governor restores voting rights for some felons

The outgoing Democratic governor of Kentucky has signed an executive order to restore the right to vote and hold public office to thousands of non-violent felons who've served out their sentences.
Rand Paul talks faith in Kentucky campaign swing
2 years ago
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Rand Paul talks faith in Kentucky campaign swing

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is talking about health care, coal and his faith in God during a two-day trip to Kentucky this week.
Gov. Beshear presents funding for Town Branch Commons
2 years ago
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Gov. Beshear presents funding for Town Branch Commons

Governor Steve Beshear today ceremonially presented $2.7 million in funding for another section of Lexington’s long-awaited urban park known as Town Branch Commons.