Republican Representative Savannah Maddox's proposal would limit the scope of the governor's executive orders issued during a public health emergency and allow people to sue the state if such an order hurts their business.
Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York was arrested Wednesday on charges he fed inside information he gleaned from sitting on the board of a biotechnology corporation to his son, helping family and friends dodge hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses when one of the company’s drugs failed in a medical trial.
State lawmakers have rearranged their schedule so they can continue budget negotiations Wednesday. As they talk, organizations like the Lexington Public Library are asking people to fight for them in Frankfort.
Following a House vote which passed the American Health Care Act, a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, Representative Andy Barr, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (both Republicans,) have issued statements addressing the vote.
Emails from state transportation officials appear to show Democratic state Rep. Russ Meyer knew about problems with a road project in his district long before it was delayed by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.
The House Ethics Committee is forming an investigative subcommittee to determine whether Republican Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky violated House rules by allowing his wife to lobby staff members on issues related to her work with the Humane Society of the United States.