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KBE narrows field to 11 candidates in search for next education commissioner
04 June 2020


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Lawmakers hear discussions on courts handling of COVID-19, gubernatorial powers, and protests
04 June 2020
With all areas of business, government, and life in general impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John Minton presented to the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary Thursday on how the courts have managed cases across...

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Cameron asks legislators for law to limit governor's powers
04 June 2020
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Attorney General Daniel Cameron urged lawmakers to consider making changes to the law that gives a governor emergency powers.

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Jefferson Davis statue shouldn't be at Kentucky Capitol, Beshear says
04 June 2020
The governor said the statue of Jefferson Davis is a symbol that 'divides us.'        

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Historic unemployment, struggling families won’t deter the higher gas-tax crowd
04 June 2020
There’s an obscure statute in Kentucky law that requires a special legislative session if spending reductions required to balance the budget exceed ten percent. Despite meeting this threshold, Spectrum News reported yesterday the Governor and Gener...

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Why the coronavirus pandemic is fueling drug overdoses in Kentucky
04 June 2020
Less than a year after Kentucky's first decline in drug overdose deaths in five years, Covid-19 has fueled a rise in drug relapses and overdoses.       

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Dear governor, please help. We filed for unemployment months ago and are still waiting
04 June 2020
Tens of thousands of Louisville residents who lost their jobs during the coronavirus still haven't gotten unemployment benefits. They are desperate.        

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Beshear: No special session needed on transportation funding
03 June 2020
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Kentucky campuses lead charge on employability; 13 programs certified for integrating essential job skills
03 June 2020
Kentucky colleges and universities are helping shape an innovative effort to prepare graduates for careers and strengthen the nexus between higher education and jobs – another step toward economic recovery amid COVID-19. During the past 18 months,...

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In Response To Protests, Ky. Lt. Gov. Coleman Proposes Implicit Bias Training For Teachers
03 June 2020
Protests across the state and the country against police brutality and structural racism have the attention of Kentucky education officials, including Ky. Lt Gov. Jacqueline Coleman. At Wednesday’s Kentucky Board of Education meeting, Coleman put f...

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Education officials sort through reopening issues
02 June 2020
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Issues faced by Kentucky's public schools due to the coronavirus pandemic were discussed during the General Assembly's Interim Joint Education Committee on Tuesday.

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DOJ awards nearly $400M for law enforcement hiring
02 June 2020
LOUISVILLE, Ky.- The Department of Justice announced nearly $400 million in grant funding through the Department's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). 

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Some Kentucky highway projects will be delayed as Road Fund shrinks
02 June 2020
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Driver's permit testing allowed but no road tests until July
02 June 2020
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Most circuit clerks offices have reopened for driver's permit testing, but road tests won't be available for another few weeks.

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KAM releases results of 2019-20 Wage and Benefits Survey
02 June 2020
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) released Tuesday the results of its 2019-20 Wage and Benefits Survey. The survey, which was brought back in 2019 per the request of businesses and economic developers from across th...

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McConnell says Senate to take up House's PPP flexibility bill
02 June 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his chamber would “soon” vote on a House bill passed last week that would add flexibility to a loan program helping small businesses survive the economic crisis caused by the novel coronavirus.“I hope...

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Superintendents have concerns over reopening guidelines
01 June 2020
Some Kentucky school superintendents say they wouldn't be able to reopen schools under suggested state guidelines that require social distancing on school buses, rely on children to wear masks and will disrupt the normal class structure of upper grad...

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Kentucky state representative pleads not guilty to strangulation, other charges
01 June 2020
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Kentucky Democrats make their case to take on McConnell amid protests, pandemic
01 June 2020
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Tax hikes during the pandemic? Perish the thought!
01 June 2020
Leftists who dominate Jefferson County Public Schools’ (JCPS) Board of Education desire a huge tax increase amidst a health pandemic wreaking sudden destruction on a once-roaring economy, locking down the commonwealth and throwing thousands out of ...

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