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Kentucky Senate GOP leader files no-knock warrant bill

Senate President Robert Stivers says the proposed legislation would prevent similar situations like the Breonna Taylor case from occurring again.

Democratic Caucus leaders request bias training be added to ethics training

The Kentucky House and Senate Democratic Caucus leaders requested bias training be added to the General Assembly's mandatory annual ethics training.  

Bill introduced to undo Beshear’s remake of school board

The Kentucky Senate's top leader has introduced a bill aimed at the governor's overhaul of the state school board.

Kentucky Senate OKs bill to reveal executive branch lobbying

The Kentucky Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill aimed at shedding more light on efforts to lobby the state's executive branch.

KEA refutes lawmaker’s claims about public pension funding problems

The Kentucky Education Association took issue Wednesday with the state's legislative leadership over the underfunded public pension system.

Stivers: Teachers’ pension system dogged by ‘systemic’ woes

The Kentucky Senate's top leader says "systemic" problems in the teachers' retirement system are a main factor for the pension system's funding woes.

UPDATE: Bill revamping black lung system passes

Kentucky lawmakers have completed quick work on a bill sought by the Senate's top leader to reduce the coal industry's costs to cover claims by workers suffering from black lung disease.

Legislature to Vet Charter Schools, Criminal Justice Reform

Kentucky lawmakers are focusing on charter schools and criminal justice reform as they return to work following a month-long recess.

Senate approves bill to clear path for felon voting rights

The Kentucky Senate has approved a bill that would let voters decide whether to change the state's constitution to let lawmakers restore the voting rights of some convicted felons.

KY Seeks New Senate President

Who will replace David Williams as Senate President? Williams stepped down from the position and was sworn in Friday as a Circuit Judge in Southern Kentucky.

David Williams Sworn In As Circuit Judge In Southern KY

David Williams is now a Judge in Southern Kentucky.

Update: Speculation On Next Senate President

Republican Senator Tom Buford says the Legislative Research Commission will probably meet next week to discuss the Senate President Vacancy.

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UPDATE: Lexington Police release body camera footage of police car hitting autistic teen

The Lexington Police car was traveling approximately 40 mph when Liam Long ran into its path, according to Lexington Police.