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KDE lobbyist out after sexual harassment allegation

The Capitol building in Frankfort | Photo by Olivia Krauth Kentucky Department of Education’s director of government relations Brad Montell ...
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Primary races for governor shaping up with two weeks until filing deadline

Gov. Matt Bevin | Photo by Joe Sonka Kentucky is two weeks away from the deadline for candidates to file ...
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Lawsuit once again challenges Kentucky Medicaid overhaul

A federal lawsuit challenging Kentucky’s plan to overhaul Medicaid has been re-filed against the Trump administration, according to an announcement ...
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With two strikes against them on pension reform, legislative leaders try again

By Jack Brammer | Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky legislative leaders set up a special panel Friday to review and analyze the ...
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Democratic candidates for governor have divergent views on abortion rights

House Minority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy Hook | Photo via LRC Public Information The three major Democratic candidates for ...
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State treasurer returns millions of dollars of unclaimed property

By Caroline Eggers | Bowling Green Daily News For the third year in a row, the Kentucky State Treasury returned a ...
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Commentary: Transparency is eroding in Frankfort

By Jim Waters Jim Waters | Courtesy Sen. Danny Carroll gave new meaning during the first week of the General ...
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Bevin eyeing Kelly Craft as possible running mate for re-election bid

Kelly Craft, the United States Ambassador to Canada | Via U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Canada Gov. Matt Bevin recently ...
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Thayer files bill that would end Louisville’s needs-based model for syringe exchange

Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown | Photo via LRC Public Information State Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, filed legislation ...
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WLKY: Senate bill proposes banning abortion if fetal heartbeat detected

The State Capitol dome in Frankfort | Photo via Legislative Research Commission By Mark Vanderhoff | WLKY Two new bills ...
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Rep. Willner files bill to beef up oversight of pension systems’ investment manager contracts

State Rep. Lisa Willner, D-Louisville | Photo via Legislative Research Commission A new state representative from Louisville has filed a ...
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Poll: Majority of Kentuckians oppose scaling back Medicaid program

Results of polling from Mason-Dixon on changes to Kentucky’s Medicaid program | Via Kentucky Voices for Health Two-thirds of Kentuckians ...
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Tired of telemarketing calls that look like they’re local? This lawmaker is fed up.

By Jack Brammer | Lexington Herald-Leader State Rep. Kevin Bratcher, R-Louisville, has pre-filed a bill for the 2019 legislative session, which ...
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REAL IDs rolling out in Louisville in late March

Obtaining a travel ID version of the driver’s license is voluntary. | Courtesy of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Residents of Jefferson ...
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Hemp legalization holds promise for struggling farmers

By Don Sergent | Bowling Green Daily NewsHemp seeds | CourtesyLike weeds choking out a cash crop, news for local ...
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What to expect in the 2019 session of the Kentucky General Assembly

The Capitol building in Frankfort | Photo by Olivia KrauthThe Kentucky General Assembly begins its 2019 legislative session on Tuesday, ...
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#KYGA19: Eight education items to watch

Protestors gather on the Capitol steps in Frankfort in April. | Photo by Olivia Krauth With educators watching closely as ...
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Court of Appeals reverses $870 million judgment against online poker company

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court decision from 2015 that ordered an online poker company to ...
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GLI unveils legislative agenda for 2019

Via GLI website Greater Louisville Inc. unveiled its legislative agenda for the 2019 session of the Kentucky General Assembly on ...
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Accusations against Hoover to remain sealed as his lawyer pushes to question Jane Doe

By Daniel Desrochers | Lexington Herald-Leader A deposition that contains accusations of sexual misconduct by the former House Speaker Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, ...
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Kentucky lawmakers vote to end special session

Kentucky State Capitol | Photo by Olivia Krauth After a whirlwind 24 hours, Kentucky lawmakers voted Tuesday to end Gov ...
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House committee proposes to drop changes to pension bill offered by Bevin

Protestors gathered on the Capitol steps in Frankfort during the 2018 regular session of the General Assembly | Photo by ...
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In special session, deja vu for Kentucky teachers

Protesters gather in the gallery as the Kentucky House begins a special session. | Photo by Olivia Krauth Months after ...
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Bevin calls for immediate special session of General Assembly to pass pension bill

Gov. Matt Bevin announced a special session of the Kentucky General Assembly to begin in four hours on Monday night, ...
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Neil Ramsey to resign from Kentucky Retirement Systems board

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Reposted from https://insiderlouisville.com/government/neil-ramsey-to-resign-from-kentucky-retirement-systems-board/ ...
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Commentary: Emerging consensus on bail reform in our commonwealth

By Dave Adkisson and Jason Bailey Kentucky’s skyrocketing incarceration trend lines are bringing worry lines to legislators’ faces in Frankfort ...
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Louisville businessman Gill Holland may team up with Edelen on run for governor

Gill Holland | Photo provided by Venture Connectors In a statement to Insider Louisville, the local businessman and developer Gill ...
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Kentucky Supreme Court unanimously strikes down pension bill

Attorney General Andy Beshear addressing the Kentucky Supreme Court in a 2017 hearing | Photo by Joe Sonka The Supreme ...
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Kentucky’s eight-year driver’s licenses could reduce organ donors

Shelley Snyder, executive director of the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life Kentucky’s coming switch from four-year driver’s licenses ...
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Outgoing senator says pension transparency law a net positive, despite heavily redacted contracts

State Sen. Joe Bowen, R-Owensboro | Photo courtesy LRC Public Information The lead sponsor of bill passed in last year’s ...
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Neal files bill to amend Kentucky’s hate crime laws

Kentucky State Senator Gerald Neal, D-33 | Courtesy Kentucky State Sen. Gerald Neal has pre-filed a bill for the 2019 ...
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Bill would allow Kentucky employers to fire, refuse to hire smokers

If a proposed bill passes, employees could fire or not hire people who smoke. | Photo by Ferran Jorda By ...
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Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down medical review panels, upholds ‘right-to-work’ law

Attorney General Andy Beshear (left) addressing the Kentucky Supreme Court in a 2017 hearing. | Photo by Joe Sonka The ...
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Kentucky Retirement Systems trustee may be ineligible to also serve on Anchorage City Council

Kentucky Retirement Systems trustee, Anchorage City Council member and Ramsey Financial founder Neil Ramsey | Photo via Conficare website Kentucky ...
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What should Amy McGrath do next? ‘Run for governor,’ says her campaign manager

Retired U.S. Marine Lt. Colonel Amy McGrath waved to her supporters after she gave her concession speech Tuesday night in ...
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Three Louisville teachers win state seats, while majority of Kentucky educators lose

Protesters gather on the Capitol steps in Frankfort. | Photo by Olivia Krauth In a statement win in what has ...
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Takeaways from the 2018 election: Louisville gets bluer and Kentucky stays red

Congressman John Yarmuth and Mayor Greg Fischer cruised to re-election, winning over 60 percent of the vote in their bids ...
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Commentary: Take a moment to observe Veterans Day

By Sen. Jimmy Higdon FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Capitol boasts an impressive collection of public art and memorials. A ...
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Mayor Fischer and Congressman Yarmuth easily win re-election

Congressman John Yarmuth | Photo via campaign website Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Congressman John Yarmuth both won their re-election ...
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Voter guide: Democrats hope to cut into GOP supermajority in General Assembly by flipping Louisville seats

The Capitol building in Frankfort | Photo by Olivia Krauth In the 2016 election, Republicans not only won back a ...
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