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2/6/2018

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.
2/1/2018

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.
2/1/2018

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.
1/30/2018

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.
1/25/2018

Medical marijuana resolution clears House hurdle

The Kentucky House wants the federal government to accelerate research on the “safety and effectiveness” of medical marijuana.
1/24/2018

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.
1/24/2018

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.
1/24/2018

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.
1/19/2018

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.
1/18/2018

Bill addressing opioid crisis goes to House

Robert Weber LRC