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Beshear touts guaranteed coverage for preexisting conditions

Gov. Andy Beshear is trying to jump-start a stalled health care bill that would prevent health insurers from denying coverage due to preexisting medical conditions.

Supreme Court denies former Kentucky judge’s petition

Kentucky's Judicial Conduct Commission found Beth Maze tried to help her ex-husband after his 2017 arrest.

Flags lowered to half-staff to honor U.S. Supreme Court Justice

American and state flags at public office buildings need to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday.

McConnell: ‘We’d fill’ any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020

Senator Mitch McConnell says if a vacancy in the Supreme Court comes up in 2020, an election year, he would push to fill it.

NCAA can’t keep tournament games away from legal gambling

The NCAA is still opposed to gambling on its events even as sports betting spreads ahead of March Madness. But the governing body for college sports isn't denying reality, either.

Mississippi considers abortion ban after fetal heartbeat

Mississippi lawmakers are considering what could become one of the strictest abortion laws in the country. Bills that passed legislative committees Tuesday would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

Battles expected in many states over abortion-related bills

State lawmakers and activists on both sides of the abortion debate are emboldened by recent political developments and plan to push aggressively this year for bills high on their wish lists.

Supreme Court refuses to hear Kentucky foster care case

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case involving a growing number of Kentucky relatives providing free foster care for children.

Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.

Bill targeting attorney general fails to pass

Republican lawmakers failed to strip some powers from Kentucky's Democratic attorney general on the final day of the legislative session.

Justice Roberts Speaks, But Mum on Trump’s High Court Choice

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts has discussed the Supreme Court's past during a speech in Kentucky, but he was mum about its future.

US Supreme Court could hear Charleston company, Lexmark case

The U.S. Supreme Court could possibly hear a case involving Lexmark and a small Charleston company that refills and resells empty toner cartridges.

Judge awards $2 million in fees in same-sex marriage case

A federal judge has awarded more than $2 million to attorneys who helped gay couples in Tennessee win a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows same-sex marriage.

Clerk asks US Supreme Court to intervene in marriage case

A Kentucky county clerk who has been denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene on her behalf.

U.S. Senator Rand Paul suggests government get out of the marriage business

U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling making same-sex marriage legal in all 50-states, suggested the government get out of the marriage business altogether.

Central Kentucky judge rejects state’s gay marriage ban

A Franklin County judge has ruled in favor of two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses but put his ruling on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar challenge.

Kentuckians react to Supreme Court gay-marriage decision

Reaction came quickly from Kentuckians to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Friday to take up the state's gay marriage case.

Kentucky death row inmate appeals to Supreme Court

The most prolific killer in Kentucky's death row is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow him to reopen his case and overturn his convictions and death sentence.

Protest At Jessamine County Hobby Lobby

Protesters and one supporter gathered outside a Hobby Lobby in Brannon Crossing on Thursday afternoon to speak out about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week allowing some businesses to opt out of birth control coverage for employees that's required by the Affordable Care Act, for religious reasons.

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