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Jailers testify regarding budget cuts
Kenton County Jailer Terry Carl and Christian County Jailer Brad Boyd testified today before the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee regarding proposed budget cuts to county jails.
Teachers running for office rally at state Capitol
Forty current or retired educators are running to become state lawmakers this year as leaders of the legislature and Gov.
Bill relieves battered spouses of abuser’s legal fees
A bill clarifying that a victim of domestic violence is not required to pay divorce costs of a spouse locked up for crimes against the petitioner passed the Senate yesterday by a 37-0 vote.
Bicycle helmet requirement approved by House committee
Children under age 12 would be required to wear helmets while riding bicycles under a bill that has passed the House Transportation Committee.
Medical marijuana resolution clears House hurdle
The Kentucky House wants the federal government to accelerate research on the “safety and effectiveness” of medical marijuana.
Bill would restrict naming state buildings, roads after politicians
The time-honored tradition of naming state buildings and roads after living politicians in Kentucky would be curtailed under a bill approved by a state Senate committee today.
Senate panel moves bill to let some prisoners drive
Some prisoners in work programs or re-entry initiatives could soon be behind the wheel on Kentucky’s roadways if a bill a state Senate committee approved today becomes law.
Bill would allow counties more money from their investments
A bill that would give local governments more ways to increase revenue is on its way to the Senate after passing the House by 95-0 vote.
KACo supports TVA in-lieu-of-tax bills
Senate Bill 9/House Bill 114 would allocate more dollars to be sent back to 39 counties in Kentucky for economic development.
Bill addressing opioid crisis goes to House
Robert Weber LRC