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Frankfort, KY. (AP) - Kentucky's Republican governor says he's heartbroken over a school shooting in Florida weeks after a similar shooting at a high school in his state. Gov. Matt Bevin told talk radio hosts his heart is truly broken for the people of Florida and the community has been shattered in a ...
Frankfort, KY. (WDRB) -- Hundreds of untested rape kits in the state cost Kentucky more than $4 million. A study by the Sexual Assault Response Team Advisory Committee says letting the kits go untested allowed the criminals to commit new crimes, and in some cases, that included murder. The study ...

Frankfort, KY. (AP) -- Their grip on power in Kentucky's legislature was swept away by the Trump wave of 2016, but Democrats are fighting back with their biggest lineup of candidates in years. But their main advantage in a state that's surged toward the GOP might be President Donald Trump's absence ...
Frankfort, KY (WAVE) - child care providers from around the commonwealth were in Frankfort on Thursday for an issue with the state's Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). The program ... The Kids Matter Coalition and Stevenson previously managed Kentucky's Child Care Assistance Program.
Frankfort, KY. -- More than 100 people, including many mothers, rallied Wednesday at the Capitol to denounce three bills that would relax Kentucky's gun restrictions, particularly at public schools and universities. Volunteers for the Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, ...
22 at 9 a..m at the Transportion Cabinet office on Mero Street in Frankfort. People who want to speak need to send written notice no later than five working days before the hearing to: Amy V. Barker, Assistant General Counsel, Justice & Public Safety Cabinet, 125 Holmes Street, Frankfort, KY 40601, Justice.

Frankfort, KY. (AP) - In the world's bourbon capital, an effort to eliminate a quota system limiting the number of liquor licenses is getting strong pushback from some Kentucky lawmakers. A bill that won initial committee approval Tuesday aims to block Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration from ...
Kentucky is one of 26 states that use managed care organizations to manage their Medicaid programs, including pharmacy benefits. But states across the country have been grappling with how to handle pharmacy benefits. Of those 26 states, seven choose to administer pharmacy benefits themselves.
This story will be updated. Frankfort, KY. -- The revised pension reform bill will not mandate that any current or future Kentucky public employees be moved into 401(k)-like savings plans because the move would actually cost more money, Senate President Robert Stivers said on Wednesday. A move ...
Frankfort, KY. (LEX 18) -- Survivors of gun violence and their supporters rallied in Frankfort on Wednesday, hoping to stop three bills under consideration by lawmakers. Volunteers with the Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, gathered ...
Kentucky Lawmakers Hint Pension Plan Could Be Forthcoming. Republican leaders in ... Frankfort, KY. (AP) -- Republican leaders in Kentucky's legislature may be close to unveiling a bill aimed at shoring up state pension systems for government employees and school teachers after weeks of work.
Frankfort, KY. (WKYT) - A Kansas man is facing charges for allegedly trying to purchase a Kentucky child for sexual acts. Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Department of Criminal Investigations Cyber crime Unit say Kansas police arrested Ernest Merle John Anziana, 48, of Fredonia, Kansas last ...
Kentucky State Police say they have 838 troopers, and they fear they could reach what they call "record lows" of 800 or less. They aren't the only law enforcement agency seeing a drop in numbers. Sanders explaining that although they are under-staffed, state police continue to be called upon to fill the ...
Matt Bevin's administration from ending liquor license quotas in Kentucky has been advanced by a Senate committee. Feb. ... Frankfort, KY. (AP) -- In the world's bourbon capital, an effort to eliminate a quota system limiting the number of liquor licenses is getting strong pushback from some Kentucky ...
Frankfort, KY. (WKYT) - Fire Crews responded to a fire early Tuesday morning at Captain D's on Versailles Road. firefighters say the fire started around 3:30 at the restaurant on Versailles Road. The Fire Chief told WKYT that some faulty equipment led to the fire. Investigators think a fridge or freezer ...
Frankfort, KY. -- A group of business leaders, conservative activists and big political donors is making a late plea to lawmakers to spare taxpayers from bearing too much of the burden for pension reform. "Pension reform must protect the taxpayers of Kentucky, which can only be done by embracing the ...
On Tuesday, legislators can swing by the Single Oak Room at Buffalo Trace for a reception hosted by the Kentucky automotive industry Association, ... Even with the destruction of the Frankfort Convention Center, the city's largest event venue, those receptions don't appear to be leaving Kentucky's capital.

Officials in several southeastern Kentucky counties declared emergencies as flooding caused by heavy rain in the region threatened homes in spots, according to ... Flooding that may have been related to a blowout of an old underground coal mine damaged KY 160 in Lynch, said David McGill, emergency ...
This week in Frankfort, lawmakers began to consider bills that would make it harder for people to sue for medical malpractice and other types of damages; a handful of school districts would be able to borrow money from the state to stay afloat under a new proposal; and there's still no pension bill a little over ...
Updated: Fri 5:33 PM, Feb 09, 2018. LANCASTER, Ky. (WKYT) - police say a Frankfort woman has reappeared in Garrard County after her boyfriend reported her missing Wednesday. ... Crews were searching close to the Kentucky River, and they used drones in an effort to find Burk. Fire departments from several counties ...
Nearly one-fifth of the Kentucky House is sponsoring a bill that would require school districts to set aside separate bathrooms and locker rooms for students based on their "immutable biological sex as male or female," or else risk paying damages if students' families choose to sue. House Bill 326 revives ...
Frankfort, KY. -- Kentucky education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt says some school districts could go broke under a proposed state budget that shifts millions of dollars in transportation and health insurance costs to the local level. "Our districts are under extreme financial distress," Pruitt told reporters ...
Frankfort, KY. (WKYT) - Less than two months away from the demolition of the capital Plaza Tower in Frankfort, Wednesday city officials spoke about how they're planning for when the tower ... For years the tower housed government offices and agencies like the Kentucky Department of education.
Note: This story has been updated to include a few late reports filed by lobbying groups with the Legislative Ethics Commission. About 700 corporations, associations, and other groups combined to spend a record $20.8 million trying to influence the Kentucky General Assembly in 2017. Groups that pay ...
Starting in the middle of next week, workers will begin tearing down the 46-year-old structure, said Andy Roberts, director of marketing for demolition contractor Renascent. Roberts estimates the entire process will take about six weeks for the Frankfort Convention Center, which has a total of 102,000 square ...
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announces federal approval of Kentucky's Medicaid waiver in Frankfort, KY on Jan. 12, 2018 ... The State of Kentucky has become the first to adopt the Trump Administration's new policy of imposing work requirements as a precondition of receiving Medicaid benefits. Consequently ...
Frankfort, KY: (LEX 18) - Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) activated the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in response to the winter weather storm crossing the Commonwealth today at 12:00 am. The SEOC activated at a Level 4, which consists of KYEM personnel monitoring the ...
Frankfort, KY. -- Kentucky appears on the verge of winning approval for Gov. Matt Bevin's proposal to reshape the state's Medicaid plan after federal authorities announced Thursday that they will approve rules requiring some people on the government health plan to work or volunteer. The U.S. Centers ...
Frankfort, KY. (WTVQ) - The search is on for an ex-con who led police on a chase at speeds reaching nearly 100-miles per hour on Main Street in ... Deputies say Bush was spotted driving on East Main Street near the Kentucky State University campus around 8:00 p.m. They say they tried to pull him ...
Frankfort, KY. (WTVQ)- Federal agents raided Asian Buffet, a restaurant in the Brighton Park Shopping Center in Frankfort Tuesday, according to Larrry Cleveland, Franklin County Commonwealth's Attorney. Witnesses described seeing agents walk in with empty boxes, and walk out with those boxes ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WLKY/LEX 18)-- There are new details about Tuesday's federal raid at a Frankfort restaurant and business. WLKY is reporting federal investigators collected evidence from at least three Kentucky Chinese restaurants. Yesterday, LEX 18 reported federal agents were at the Asian Buffet, ...
3, 2018, file photo, Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature in Frankfort, KY. Hoover resigned from his leadership position Monday, Jan. 8, more than two months after acknowledging he secretly settled a sexual harassment ...
Frankfort, KY. (Courier Journal) -- An obscure Kentucky law is requiring a Washington County woman who is seeking to divorce her imprisoned husband to pay for his lawyer. The Courier Journal reports here that Jeanette McCue was violently attacked in 2016 by her husband, who choked and beat ...
Frankfort, KY. (AP) -- Kentucky's agriculture commissioner is forecasting record numbers of hemp growers and processors in 2018 as supporters of the experimental crop look to strengthen its foothold. The state agriculture department said Tuesday it has approved 225 applications from growers to ...
Frankfort, KY. (LEX 18) Dr. Bob Wagoner, the former president of the Kentucky Retired teachers Association, has died after suffering complications from the flu. Wagoner was 66 years old. He had announced his retirement in August of last year and his last day of service was January 1, 2018. "I think it ...
Frankfort, KY (LEX 18) People in a Frankfort subdivision woke up to local, state, and federal authorities raiding a neighbor's home. That is just one of the places the authorities visited Tuesday. Multiple unmarked cars and investigators showed up at the home on Robert M. Green Boulevard Tuesday ...
Frankfort, KY. -- Franklin Circuit Court has dismissed the lawsuit challenging Gov. Matt Bevin's 2016 reorganization of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board but scolded the Bevin administration for its early tactics to enforce that order. Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled on Monday that the once ...
Frankfort, KY. - An emerging concern over the pension reform bill about to be filed in the General Assembly is that it may call for increased funding for the plans by hundreds of millions of dollars more than necessary. Those who voice this concern say the funding approach strongly endorsed by Gov.
Frankfort, KY. (WKYT) - A restaurant in Frankfort has significant water damage after a fire Sunday morning. Officials say the fire at Cattleman's Roadhouse, located off Versailles Road in the Parkside shopping center, started in the restaurant's dumpster. firefighters say someone driving by noticed the ...
Frankfort, KY. (WHAS11) - Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that the Kmart corporation will pay more than $415,000 to Kentucky to resolve state and federal Medicaid program over-billing allegations. Beshear joins with other states and the federal government to settle allegations regarding the ...
Frankfort, KY (WAVE) - An advocacy group for public schools formed a plan to stand up for educators in the least disruptive way to school schedules. Motivated by the decisions made in the Kentucky General Assembly's 2017 legislative session, Gay Adelmann co-founded Save Our schools Kentucky ...
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. ... Frankfort, KY. -- A special bipartisan committee will decide what to do about a complaint by eight lawmakers seeking to oust Kentucky's GOP House speaker after he secretly settled a sexual harassment complaint with a ...
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. ... Frankfort, KY. -- A special bipartisan committee will decide what to do about a complaint by eight lawmakers seeking to oust Kentucky's GOP House speaker after he secretly settled a sexual harassment complaint with a ...
Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Frankfort, KY. Hoover has temporarily stepped aside from his duties... Frankfort, KY. (AP) -- Four women and two men will decide whether to ...
Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has filed for re-election in Kentucky's 6th Congressional district. ... 4, 2018, in Frankfort, KY. Barr is seeking a ... Barr launched his campaign Thursday, filing paperwork to run for re-election and speaking with reporters at the state Republican Party headquarters in Frankfort.
Frankfort, KY. (WKYT)- As attention aims for the start of the legislative session in the house, the Senate chambers have already been going about business as usual. The start ... Lawmakers will also be tackling the general fund budget, transportation budget, and with Kentucky's active pension situation.
Frankfort, KY. (AP) -- The second year of Republican rule in Kentucky begins this week as lawmakers return to Frankfort for a 60-day legislative session. Republicans used their first year in power to pass dozens of laws that had been blocked for decades by Democrats. Those laws place restrictions on ...
The first day of Kentucky's 2018 General Assembly came and went Tuesday, and no bill to overhaul Kentucky's pension system was presented, and there was no definite word about when one will emerge. For months, Kentucky political leaders have talked about legislation to fix the state's financially ...
school districts across Kentucky are gearing up to take a day off from school so teachers and administrators can head to Frankfort if, or when, the governor calls a special session about the state's failing pension plan. Gov. Matt Bevin has said twice in the last two weeks that he still intends to call a special ...
This week in Frankfort, lawmakers began to consider bills that would make it harder for people to sue for medical malpractice and other types of damages; a handful of school districts would be able to borrow money from the state to stay afloat under a new proposal; and there's still no pension bill a little over ...


 

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