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In a stunning rebuke, the Republican-controlled Senate has voted to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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.
A bill that would give the General Assembly future guidance in contested state legislative, statewide and congressional elections has cleared the Kentucky House.
The Kentucky House has passed a bill designed to protect free speech on college campuses.
Legislation to criminalize a type of online harassment passed the state Senate today by a 26-10 vote.
The foster child “bill of rights” moved a step closer to becoming law today after being amended and passed by the Kentucky Senate.
Voters will choose between Democrat Darrell Pugh and Republican Phillip Wheeler to represent the 31st District.
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to limit the secretary of state's influence over the daily operations of the State Board of Elections.
The Kentucky Senate's top leader has pointed to high-profile public corruption cases in pushing for legislation to shed more light on efforts to lobby the executive branch.
Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating.
The Republican leader has been conspicuously deferential to Trump since the shutdown began. He’s waiting on the president and Democrats to make a deal to end it. The result is an unusually inactive profile for the GOP leader who’s often the behind-the-scenes architect of intricate legislative maneuvers to resolve bitter partisan stalemates.
The state Senate passed legislation Friday that supporters said would bring additional transparency, accountability and integrity to Kentucky’s electoral process.
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to shift the authority for selecting school principals.
A bill that would move the governor’s race to even-numbered years passed out of the state Senate today, making it the first measure to clear the chamber this session.
Two election-related bills advanced out of the Senate Committee on State and Local Government today.
House lawmakers don't plan to vote this week to end the government shutdown.
The Senate has adjourned without a deal on spending, an hour after the House ended its session, guaranteeing a partial government shutdown will begin at midnight Friday.
The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to temporarily fund the government, a key step toward averting a federal shutdown after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for a border wall with Mexico.
Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter after the president stumped for her in what was a divisive runoff marked by racial turmoil over a video-recorded remark Hyde-Smith made decried as racist.
Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida’s pivotal races for governor and Senate, reviving memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco in the premier political battleground state.