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Lawmaker proposes two election bills
Senator Reginald Thomas announces that he will file two election bills that could have a big impact on Kentucky county clerks.
Kentucky banks seek tax changes ahead of legislative session
Counties may have to give up one of their needed revenue sources, the Bank Franchise Tax.
County clerks’ group talks elections with lawmakers
How to give more leeway to Kentucky voters who want to cast ballots before Election Day was considered during committee testimony from the Kentucky County Clerks Association.
6 new faces among committee chairs for Senate Republican Caucus
Six out of 14 Senate standing committees will have a new chairman when lawmakers convene in January.
Federal loans to increase rural projects
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao unveils initiative to expand access to a federal loan program that could increase rural infrastructure projects.
Lawmakers support rolling back parts of workers comp law
Legislation proposed would roll back the sections of the workers comp law passed this year that significantly limits the number of state-certified doctors eligible to diagnose black lung disease.
Lawmakers propose tougher hate crime law
Jefferson County legislators have filed a bill that aims to make criminal homicide and fetal homicide a hate crime in Kentucky.
Camp Nelson becomes national monument
Camp Nelson, in Nicholasville, KY, was officially designated as a national monument on Saturday. Camp Nelson was a Union Army depot during the Civil War and a recruiting center for black soldiers.
Report: Ky. among 19 states whose voter info being sold on Dark Web
Kentucky is one of 19 states whose voter information is being sold on the Dark Web, according to a report by a website that covers news for IT professionals and decision-makers.
‘Marsy's Law’ bill sponsor plans to appeal judge’s ruling
Sen. Westerfield will appeal decision that "Marsy's Law" wasn't worded clearly enough for voters and wouldn't be certified if passed.