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Once again, the legislative session ends without lawmakers addressing a pension fund shortfall for public school teachers that marches toward a billion dollars with each passing day, although they did fully fund the state's annual contribution to Kentucky Retirement Systems, which had gone underfunded all but seven of the past 22 years.
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A bill allowing Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul to simultaneously run for the presidency and re-election to his U.S. Senate seat in 2016 died earlier this week when the Kentucky legislature adjourned for the year.
One of the great moments of my life was sitting next to legendary Louisville attorney Frank Haddad at a luncheon when he found that he had received the first Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Some of these changes are reasonable. Updating the reference date for the revenue code was long overdue .
Is Alison Lundergan Grimes beating Mitch McConnell at his own game? For the second time in three fundraising periods, the Democratic challenger and likely nominee for McConnell's U.S. Senate seat again outperformed the Republican incumbent, himself a prolific fundraiser.
The southbound lanes are back open on 41 in Henderson after a tanker truck flipped earlier this morning.
In Clark County, Martin County native Briand Endicott announced a new effort to promote his planned distillery.
A $4.1 billion road-spending plan passed the Kentucky General Assembly on the final day of the session, avoiding an expensive special session.
In Kentucky, sign-ups for Obamacare have climbed higher than 400,000. Yet Mitch McConnell, as always, remains 1000 percent convinced that the law is an ongoing policy catastrophe that will never be anything other than an irrevocable political disaster for Democrats.
Writing in the Louisville Courier-Journal on Sunday, James R. Carroll compiled something of an anthology of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign gaffes ranging from his web ad featuring the Duke basketball team to calling Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic general election opponent, an "empty dress" to ... (more)
The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 28 diaries.
Governor Steve Beshear signed Senate Bill 109 into law, banning the sale of all types of e-cigarettes to minors.
In the interest of Kentucky's children, it should pass Senate Bill 157, sponsored by Sen. David Givens to provide greater transparency in juvenile cases.