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AG, GOP legislative leaders critical of Beshear’s mask order

The attorney general and Republican legislative leadership called the governor's mandatory mask order an "order by edict rather than through collaboration."

Lawmakers explain pared-down state budget

Majority Republicans say some measures needed for coronavirus uncertainty.

Legislative leaders consider having witnesses take an oath

Kentucky General Assembly leaders are considering requiring witnesses who testify during legislative committee meetings to be sworn in under oath.

Immigration surfaces as issue in Kentucky legislature

A Republican-backed bill would require most public employees to use their “best efforts" to help enforce federal immigration laws.

Kentucky Senate leader plans Purdue Pharma settlement probe

Senate President Robert Stivers says Kentucky was shortchanged in the Purdue Pharma settlement.

GOP leader cautions Bevin about election dispute

Without a significant change, Robert Stivers said it would be appropriate to conclude "the election is over."

Kentucky lawmaker seeks probe of Purdue Pharma settlement

Senate President Robert Stivers said Tuesday he'll introduce the joint resolution - which carries the force of law - on the first day of the 2020 legislative session in January.

Wall going up between GOP, Democrats in Frankfort

A wall is going up between Republicans and Democrats in Kentucky's Capitol.

Senate panel OKs bill to combat heroin use

A bill aimed at tackling Kentucky's growing heroin problem cleared a legislative committee and appears on a fast track in the state Senate.

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Ky. Small business says unreliable mail delivery could cause them to go under

"We can't let our mail fail because if it fails, we fail," Charlotte Meadows said.
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Growing speculation college football season could be canceled

Commissioners of the Power Five conferences held an emergency meeting Sunday to discuss whether fall sports should be played, according to ESPN.

Danville man arrested after reportedly pointing taser at officers during chase

A Danville man faces a long list of charges after reportedly leading police on a chase and pointing a taser at officers.
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Morehead State students begin moving in…with masks and distance

Morehead State University students started moving into dorms Saturday, but it looked different than the average college move in because of coronavirus.