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Supreme Court Justice Michelle Keller files for re-election to the seat she’s held since 2013
05 December 2021
Staff report Supreme Court Justice Michelle M. Keller, who has served on the court since 2013, has filed for re-election to another eight-year term. Justice Keller is a lifelong Northern Kentuckian who also served on the state Court of Appeals and ...

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Judge: bill stripping Gov. Beshear of state fair board appointments is unconstitutional | In-depth | wdrb.com
05 December 2021
Judge: bill stripping Gov. Beshear of state fair board appointments is unconstitutionalMarcus Green Dec 2, 2021LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A bill that stripped Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear of certain appointments to the state fair board is unconstitutio...

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Judge Berry sworn in as president of state association | Local News | thenewsenterprise.com
05 December 2021
Kentucky County Judge-Executive Association. ... state legislative action to dramatically improve road construction, ...

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Aleria Companies and bankrupt Trinity HealthShare told to pay $4.7 million in Lexington class-action lawsuit that is still going on
05 December 2021
"A purported health care cost-sharing company . . . has lost a class-action lawsuit resulting in a nearly $4.7 million judgment" in U.S. District Court at Lexington, reports Jeremy Chisenhall of the Lexington Herald-Leader. After representatives of...

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Legislature will again be asked to let local governments pass tobacco-regulation ordinances, aimed at preventing youth use
05 December 2021
By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky lawmakers can expect another bill to be filed in January to give local governments the ability to regulate tobacco products, touted as a another tool in the box to limit young people's use of the product...

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NKY Chamber of Commerce announces legislative agenda for 2022 Kentucky General Assembly
05 December 2021
The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce unveiled its state legislative agenda for the upcoming 2022 Kentucky General Assembly during its annual “Where We Stand” event this week. The NKY Chamber’s Business Advocacy Council created the 2022 Le...

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On the Move: RPK Political Dir. Joins Consulting Firm; Babbage Co-Founder Dir. of Advocacy Joins House GOP
02 December 2021
The Republican Party of Kentucky lost a valuable member of their political team recently to a direct mail firm, and one of the state’s top lobbying firms now has a member working with House Republicans on policy matters. Last month, Adam Fe...

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Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron discusses lawsuits against federal vaccine mandates, legislative priorities, and more
02 December 2021
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction effectively blocking implementation of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal government contractors and subcontractors Tuesday in response to a challenge from Kentucky Attorney ...

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Adams: Partnership to help recruit poll workers in Kentucky
02 December 2021


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Public hearings set to help determine which essential workers receive bonus pay | Community | wdrb.com
01 December 2021
Public hearings set to help determine which essential workers receive bonus payDec 1, 2021 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Kentucky House Democratic Caucus has scheduled public hearings in Frankfort in December to give people an opportunity to weigh i...

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Ky. lawmaker pushes for 'caught on camera' traffic tickets, hopes to increase safety | News | wdrb.com
01 December 2021
Ky. lawmaker pushes for 'caught on camera' traffic tickets, hopes to increase safetyMonica Harkins Nov 30, 2021 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- New legislation could take Kentucky traffic tickets into a digital age.Senator Reggie Thomas, D-Lexington, pre-...

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Rep. Joe Fischer Announces Campaign for State Supreme Court
01 December 2021
State Rep. Joe Fischer, R- Ft. Thomas, has now officially filed to seek the 6th District state Supreme Court seat currently held by Justice Michelle Keller, who is seeking another term. The news comes days after Kentucky Fried Politics first ...

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Higher gas taxes endorsed in new report from the Tax Foundation
01 December 2021
A new report released yesterday by the Tax Foundation and promoted by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce recommends an immediate hike in Kentucky’s gas tax while also putting future gas tax increases in the Bluegrass State on automatic pilot. The rep...

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Gov. Beshear, GOP at loggerheads on redistricting as filing deadline for candidates looms
01 December 2021
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says he will call a special session only if Republicans meet with him and present a formal redistricting plan.       

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This Louisville economic development leader is taking the top job at a national 'Do Tank'
01 December 2021
Accelerator for America, founded in 2017 by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, said ex-Louisville Forward chief Mary Ellen Wiederwohl will be its CEO.       

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Recommendations to improve Kentucky’s UI system included in legislative report
01 December 2021
Recommendations made by the Kentucky Chamber to improve our unemployment insurance system were included in a report approved by a legislative task force yesterday. These recommendations included strengthening Kentucky’s work search requirement an...

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Kentucky's 2022 elections are taking shape. Here's an early look at races to watch
30 November 2021
Hundreds of political and judicial candidates in Kentucky have already filed to run in the 2022 elections, with some hotly contested races emerging.       

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Bottom Line: Reports shows needed tax reform in Kentucky
30 November 2021
Now is the time for Kentucky to reform its tax code to more aggressively compete for jobs and people is the key theme of a new report by the Tax Foundation, a nonprofit think tank specializing in state-level tax reform. “At a time of rapid exodus f...

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Window Shrinking to Hold Redistricting Special Session
30 November 2021
The window to hold a special session to redraw legislative districts before the upcoming session and candidate early January candidate filing deadline is shrinking by the day, and Republican lawmakers are continuing to point the finger at Democratic ...

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Judge blocks federal contractor vaccine mandate for KY, OH, TN
30 November 2021
A federal judge in Kentucky has temporarily blocked President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal contractors. The ruling is a preliminary win for Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who joined other states suing to block the mandate. ...

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