FRANKFORT -- Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined Indiana and 16 additional states in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals urging the Court to uphold an Ohio law banning abortions where a doctor knows that the abortion is sought because the unborn chil…

In June 2019, the Kentucky Supreme Court struck down a proposed Constitutional amendment due to the ballot in question being too vague.

FRANKFORT — The so-called “Born Alive” legislation easily cleared a state Senate committee on Thursday and bill sponsor Sen. Whitney Westerfield wants it to keep moving all the way to the Governor’s desk.

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FRANKFORT— The University of Louisville's request for a $35 million state loan to assist in its purchase of Jewish Hospital started advancing in the Kentucky legislature on Tuesday.

FRANKFORT — Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles announced Tuesday that his department will continue to operate the hemp program as a research pilot project in 2020, while transitioning to a commercial hemp program.

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky House voted 70-17 Tuesday to expand options for hemp testing while continuing to meet federal requirements for the state’s hemp program.

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FRANKFORT — Calling Kentucky's pretrial release system “badly broken," Gov. Andy Beshear's administration has asked the state Supreme Court to set “clear constitutional rules" to fix the process the state uses to collect bail money from the accused.

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FRANKFORT — Republican leaders in the Kentucky House are preparing to unveil legislation aimed at increasing the state's workforce by offering transitional support to ease people off public assistance.

FRANKFORT — A western Kentucky lawmaker has introduced legislation intended to ensure small business growth, job creation and economic development in rural and underdeveloped opportunity zone communities.

FRANKFORT — Governor Andy Beshear says criminal justice reform is needed since prison costs and the number of those being incarcerated is increasing, while at the same time the prison infrastructure is crumbling.

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Richmond Register editor Jonathan Greene chats with Secretary of State Michael Adams on his first few weeks in office, Voter ID legislation, modernizing elections and what other priorities he has while in office.

FRANKFORT -- Jennifer was just 5 when her parents told her she was taking an airplane for a "special trip." It turned out it was to a group of strangers who restrained, gagged and cut her -- without the use of anesthesia.


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