The Kentucky House voted Tuesday to pass legislation that would gradually raise Kentucky’s government-mandated minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by July 2017.
Capitol Notes from the Legislative Research Commission
TEACHER PENSION BOND BILL CLEARS HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE
In his latest round of board and commission appointments, Governor Steve Beshear tapped two locals to serve.
In one of the busiest bill-filing days in recent years, members of the Kentucky General Assembly introduced more than 100 bills in a single day this week.
Although the battle over how beer gets to consumers will be openly fought in the Kentucky General Assembly this month, the campaign to win the votes of lawmakers actually began in 2014.
The state Senate passed a bill today by a 31-5 vote that would change the informed consent process required prior to an abortion.
The state Senate passed a measure Thursday that would exempt public schools from a statute requiring them to pay construction workers a specified minimum – often referred to as the prevailing wage
Anti-Dog Fighting Bill Advances in Kentucky House, but Can Dogs Fight Squirrels, Ft. Thomas Republican Wonders
A bill that would make Kentucky the last state in the nation to outlaw the possession, training, breeding, and selling of dogs for the purpose of dog fighting has passed the House Judiciary Committ
A drop in burley prices from around $2 or more per pound in recent years to $1.40 per pound or less at current auction is a sign of “volatility” in Kentucky’s tobacco market, an agriculture economi
A new poll released this week indicates a tight race in the Republican primary in May and the general election in November.
The two-time defending state champions of the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Tournament, Newport Central Catholic, extended its unbeaten streak in the event to 22 games after trouncing Hancock C
A bipartisan group of legislators that includes State Rep. Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) is working to produce a compromise bill to address the problems associated with heroin use in Kentucky.