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Politicians look to make hay at Kentucky Derby

In some sections of the famed track, another type of horse race will have politicians vying for attention and perhaps cash to support their campaigns.

Governor Bevin vetoes pension bill

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has vetoed a pension bill that was aimed at providing relief to some state-funded agencies struggling with ballooning retirement payments.

Pelosi says Democrats to sue over Trump’s wall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will sue to prevent what they say is President Donald Trump's "stealing" of billions of dollars from federal programs and diverting it to building barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump threatens to close border with Mexico next week

President Donald Trump says he will close the nation's southern border, or large sections of it, next week if Mexico does not immediately stop illegal immigration.

Kentucky lawmakers agree to pension plan

State lawmakers passed a bill that would let up to 118 quasi-governmental agencies leave the state's struggling retirement system.

Judge extends temporary ban on 2 new Kentucky abortion laws

A federal judge has extended a temporary order preventing two new Kentucky abortion laws from taking effect while the court determines their constitutionality.
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Bevin makes appointment to Kentucky Supreme Court

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed the Honorable David Cowan Buckingham to the office of Justice for the First Supreme Court District of Kentucky.

Pension decision looms over Kentucky legislature’s last day

Kentucky's Republican governor says he will sign a bill that would weaken one of the country's worst-funded pension systems while helping some independent but state-funded agencies avoid bankruptcy.

Judge cautions lawyers to watch language in abortion case

A judge has cautioned lawyers to watch their language when responding to a lawsuit challenging two Kentucky laws aimed at restricting abortion.

House chairs want full Mueller report by April 2

The Democratic leaders of six House committees are demanding that Congress have the full report by special counsel Robert Mueller "no later" than April 2.

Goforth unveils first TV ad in challenging Kentucky governor

Republican lawmaker Robert Goforth introduces himself to voters in the first TV ad of his campaign challenge against Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin in the spring primary.

Governor Bevin signs abortion bill already facing a lawsuit

Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a measure putting new restrictions on abortion, and his lawyers filed a response to a lawsuit already aimed at blocking it.

Kentucky lawmakers target solar power, felony expungement

People who put solar panels on their homes will likely get less credit for the power they generate after Kentucky lawmakers OK'd new rules for the fledgling industry in one of the country's top coal-producing states.

ACLU files lawsuit challenging Kentucky anti-abortion bill

The American Civil Liberties Union has followed through on its vow to file a federal lawsuit challenging Kentucky's latest effort to restrict abortion.

“Spoofing” bill heads to governor’s desk

Legislation to crack down on the practice, known as “spoofing,” is headed to the Governor’s desk.

House rejects costly pension bill

The Kentucky House of Representatives has rejected a bill that would let some entities leave the struggling pension system while paying less than they owe.

Kentucky legislative leaders agree to borrow $75 million

Kentucky's legislative leaders have agreed to borrow $75 million to fix up the park system and bolster its efforts to attract businesses to the state.

Bevin: Kentucky exports set record high in 2018

Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky's exports rose to a record high of nearly $31.8 billion in 2018.

Midwife bill advances through House

Kentucky stopped issuing permits to home-birth midwives back in 1975. Now a bill that would create a new regulatory path for these practitioners is a step closer to becoming law.

Election contest bill advances to Senate

A bill that would give the General Assembly future guidance in contested state legislative, statewide and congressional elections has cleared the Kentucky House.

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