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Voters league starts push to register eligible felons

Some 175,000 have had voting rights restored.

COVID-19’s impact on the political process

Almost lost in the coronavirus outbreak, this is an election year.

Senate OK’s bill to restore voting rights for some felons

The Kentucky Senate has approved a proposal to restore voting rights for some felons who have completed their sentences.

Lawmaker promotes measure to restore felon voting rights

Representative Charles Booker proposed a constitutional amendment to automatically restore voting rights for felons who complete their sentences.

Governor restores civil rights to 284 Kentuckians

Governor Bevin restored the right to vote and hold public office to 284 prior offenders who have completed their respective sentences and have applied for restoration of their civil rights.

No voting rights automatically restored to felons

An official says no convicted felons had their voting rights automatically restored before Gov. Matt Bevin rescinded an executive order by his predecessor allowing the process.

Authorities remove voting rights group from Senate meeting

Authorities removed a small group of protesters from a Senate committee meeting in Frankfort after they tried to read a statement demanding lawmakers vote on a bill that would restore the voting rights to some nonviolent convicted felons.

KY House Republican Files Bill To Let Convicted Felons Vote

Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover announced that he had prefiled a bill that would allow some convicted sex offenders to regain their right to vote.

Sen. Paul To Testify In Support Of Restoring Some Felons’ Voting Rights

U.S. Senator Rand Paul is set to testify Wednesday in Frankfort in support of restoring voting rights to some felons.

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Lexington virus victim, honored at briefing, NYT series

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Floyd County school counselor earns regional award

Honored for the Big Sandy region.

Deadline approaching for resources, funding available to child care providers

Dec. 1 is the deadline for all licensed, certified and registered child care providers across the state in centers and family child care homes to apply for a $130 per child stipend