FRANKFORT — The Consensus Forecasting Group says a preliminary estimate shows a slight growth in state revenue for the next two years and should be useful when lawmakers begin biennial budget talks next year.
If the courts allow Kentucky to put work and community engagement requirements in its Medicaid program, only 3 percent of the program's beneficiaries would not already be meeting them, according to interviews with them for by The Commonwealth Fund, a New York City-based foundation.
Register Editor Jonathan Greene chats with Ashley Spalding, senior policy analyst for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, on the proposed Madison County jail expansion and jail reform.
Congressional leaders still are trying to hammer out a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, and there’s a lot on the line for workers in Kentucky.
In late September, police accused a truck driver of having a cellphone mounted on his dash playing a video that was distracting him when his tractor-trailer struck a jeep killing a Bedford man and seriously injuring his passenger.
FRANKFORT — While most Kentucky high school students visit the Capitol on a field trip, a group touring this week came from much farther away than Ashland, Pikeville or Fulton.
FRANKFORT— Six years ago, the Kentucky General Assembly created a framework for production of industrial hemp. Now the state is a hemp production leader, with around 26,000 acres planted this year alone.
FRANKFORT -- Kentucky hemp growers and processors may apply for a hemp license from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's hemp program for 2020, starting in November.
FRANKFORT — Legislation to encourage people to become living organ and bone marrow donors will be introduced for the 2020 General Assembly.
FRANKFORT— Bachelor’s degrees awarded at Kentucky’s public universities increased 12 percent overall under a performance-based funding model directed by the 2016 General Assembly, state lawmakers were told this week.
LOUISVILLE — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday that he'll push to exempt military veterans' retirement from state taxation if he wins a second term in November. It's part of the Republican incumbent's comprehensive tax proposal.
FRANKFORT -- Kentucky's former House speaker says he won't run for reelection in 2020, capping a long legislative career tarnished by his involvement in a secret sexual harassment settlement.
WASHINGTON — Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Senate rules would require him to take up any articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if approved by the House, swatting down talk that that the GOP-controlled chamber could dodge the matter entirely.
FRANKFORT -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upholding Kentucky's Ultrasound Informed Consent law.
- New chair selected for House small business committee
- Pelosi orders impeachment probe: 'No one is above the law'
- Lawmaker: Pension audit will result in follow-up legislation
- Gooch proposes legislation protecting energy development
- State unemployment rate up slightly
- Gov. Bevin faces pushback over use of state aircraft
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: General Assembly’s 2020 session to begin Jan. 7
- Trump says gun negotiations going 'very slowly'
- Kentucky scraps plan for distributing Real ID licenses
- Bevin plays up immigration, abortion in new ads
- Chief Justice: Drug courts failing to keep up with needs
- Bill looks to curb clippings on road
- Governor candidates focus on abortion, gambling
- Trial nears end for father of former McConnell rival
- General Fund receipts increase in August
- Kentucky lawmaker resigns, citing belief in term limits
- Education takes spotlight with Beshear ad, Bevin response
- UofL official faces tough questions on hospital deal
- Churchill Downs presents plan to offer winter racing
- KIPRC awarded $23 million to help fight opioid epidemic
- Incentive offered to fill health care needs
- Proposal would boost Medicaid reimbursements to EMS
- Kentucky to receive $31M to combat addiction
- Lawmakers asked to look ahead at early childhood funding
- Beshear proposes pay raise for Kentucky teachers
- Jury duty scam has targeted teachers in Kentucky
- Bill would require cameras to catch school bus passing violators
- Governor's race could determine expanded gaming's future
- Bill puts stronger bite in terroristic threatening
- Major carriers, state AGs will work to combat robocalls
- Guarded optimism reported on pension system
- Educating Heroes: DOCJT launches education initiative for recruits
- Auditor says Kentucky pension systems need more transparency
- Farmers feel the squeeze in trade war
- CHFS names new commissioner for Kentucky's Department for Public Health
- Sanders calls on McConnell to end obstructionism
- BEHIND THE BADGE: Berea native appointed as first-ever school security marshal
- State looking at county jail challenges
- Printer who nixed gay pride shirt goes to Ky. Supreme Court
- Dog behind Romeo's Law passes away
- CRIME REPORT: Woman arrested for endangering child
- INDICTMENTS: Two indicted on child abuse, rape charges
- Former Estill judge/exec admits to stealing state grant money
- Nine years later: Man appears in court for 2010 killings
- MADSOCIAL: Brandi's Bakery and Bistro now open in Berea
- INDICTMENTS: Man indicted on strangulation, assault, kidnapping charges
- County, city officials to form jail commission
- 'Support us': Local businesses taking hit during Water St. reconstruction
- CRIME REPORT: Woman charged with custodial interference
- Liberty Place ready to host annual fundraiser