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68 new laws will hit the books in Kentucky on June 27
23 June 2019
Among them are a law granting accommodations for pregnant workers and a law removing concealed carry permit requirements for gun owners        

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Pew Trusts: Kentuckians among farmers forced to reckon with push to raise tobacco-buying age to 21
23 June 2019
By Max Blau Pew Charitable Trusts Burley tobacco once lined nearly every road in Shelby County. But when Paul Hornback drives through his hometown, the 62-year-old tobacco farmer rarely sees the leafy crop. Despite his fears about tobacco farming, lo...

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Bluegrass Beacon: Retrofit Kentucky’s odd, off-year elections
23 June 2019
Another of Kentucky’s off-year primary elections, complete with a poor – if somewhat better-than-expected – turnout and the completely unnecessary and wasteful spending of millions of taxpayer dollars, has come and gone. While 45 other states ...

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The Grind: June 21, 2019
23 June 2019


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State says it can't operate a juvenile detention center in Jefferson County
23 June 2019
Louisville Metro Council is considering passing operations of youth detention center to state, but Kentucky says it can't operate in Jefferson County.        

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Kentucky should become a leader on criminal justice and re-entry after incarceration
23 June 2019
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Jenean Hampton’s former aide, who was investigating Bevin, appeals her firing
23 June 2019
Adrienne Southworth files appeal with Personnel Board asking it to declare her firing by Bevin administration invalid and restore her to the job.        

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Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Auditor Mike Harmon announce changes to high-level staff
23 June 2019
By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Two state constitutional officers announced changes to their high-level staffs on Thursday. 
State Auditor Mike Harmon introduced Andrew English as his new General Counsel. English will also serve as the executive direc...

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News Analysis: Fallout over Bevin vs. Hampton feud
20 June 2019
Is Bevin vs. Hampton a really big deal or basically just a personal feud? The fallout from the firing of Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton’s deputy chief of staff by Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief of staff continued this week, but the dispute won’t likely meani...

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Bevin Has the Votes But When Will the Special Session on Pensions Happen?
20 June 2019


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Louisville lawmaker wants to make sure suburban fire can run ambulances. And tax.
20 June 2019
Rep. Jason Nemes, R-Louisville, wants to clarify that fire districts for Jefferson County are the "primary service provider" unless they say otherwise        

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Trump nominates former Brett Kavanaugh clerk for federal bench in Kentucky
20 June 2019
Justin Walker clerked for Justice Brett Kavanaugh and supported his Supreme Court nomination. He now teaches at the University of Louisville.        

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State Takeover Of Youth Detention Is Key To City Budget, Committee Says
20 June 2019
Metro Council members grasping for funds in the face of steep cuts have proposed turning over control of Youth Detention Services to the state for nearly $1.3 million in savings. The move comes as council members attempt to minimize the cuts they wo...

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These new health laws take effect in Kentucky soon. Here’s what you need to know.
20 June 2019
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Bevin official: We have the votes needed to pass a pension fix for 118 agencies
19 June 2019
On July 1, those groups will see their pension contribution rate to the state’s pension plan go from 48.5% of their payroll costs to 83.4%.        

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Bevin Administration yanking pension eligibility from members of this state board
19 June 2019
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In the fierce campaign for governor, Beshear may be exaggerating his court wins over Bevin
19 June 2019
Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear boasts about beating Republican Matt Bevin in court, but the record is more even than you might think.        

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Ready Or Not, Funded Or Not, The School Safety Law Is Coming to Ky. Schools
19 June 2019
When students walk into Frederick Douglass High in Lexington, they enter a set of double doors equipped with automatic locks, then funnel into the gym to pass their bags through metal detectors before heading to locked classrooms. “In the beginn...

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Avoiding road to nowhere means investing in infrastructure
19 June 2019
The time has come to address Kentucky's aging and inadequate roads and bridges. The commonwealth is home to nearly 14,000 bridges and 80,000 miles of roadway, and they are in terrible shape.

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Kentucky State Rep Pleads Congress For Aid To Clean Up Coal Counties
19 June 2019
Kentucky State Rep. Angie Hatton met with lawmakers in Washington D.C. this week to push for a bill that would bring home more than $100 million for hard-hit coal communities. The RECLAIM Act would fast-track the distribution of $1 billion to clean ...

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