FRANKFORT (KT) – The Kentucky National Guard is scaling back some training activities this month, due in part to expenses incurred while deployed to the U.S. Capitol following the Jan. 6 insurrection.
(TNS) The leader of a vocal parent group on Monday appealed to new Fayette Superintendent Demetrus Liggins to allow family choice on masks, as Lexington awaits the district decision.
(TNS) Mitch McConnell is confronting a dynamic this week he hasn’t faced before during Joe Biden’s presidency: A fractured Republican Senate caucus.
LOUISVILLE (KT) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Louisville, with help from officers at the National Targeting Center Antiquities Unit, intercepted a shipment containing 13 pieces of ancient artifacts from the 10th century.
FRANKFORT (KT) – As the delta variant continues to cause a spike of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky, a new testing and vaccine program at state-run health care facilities was announced on Monday.
FRANKFORT – (KT) Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Friday that he has joined a coalition of 24 attorneys general in filing an amicus, or friend of the court brief, before the United States Supreme Court in a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade and other cases that established aborti…
WASHINGTON – (KT) U.S. 6th District Congressman Andy Barr voted for Republican legislation to preserve longstanding provisions in federal funding bills that prevent taxpayer funding for abortions.
FRANKFORT – (KT) In the wake of explosive growth in the number of cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear has issued recommendations, but not mandates, as schools prepare for the fall semester, which will begin in the coming weeks.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined a coalition of 26 states to defend the Second Amendment in a case that will be heard before the Supreme Court of the United States later this year.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The continued spike of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky has led Gov. Andy Beshear to strongly urge everyone to get vaccinated, while stopping short of imposing the mandates that were in place earlier during the pandemic.
FRANKFORT – (KT) Dr. M. Christopher Brown II resigned effective immediately as Kentucky State University president at a special-called meeting of the KSU Board of Regents Tuesday morning.
FRANKFORT – (KT) Kentucky is one of the states that has announced a settlement with four pharmaceutical firms in the opioid pandemic and will receive $460 million in compensation over 18 years.
FRANKFORT (KT) — Dr. M. Christopher Brown II resigned effective immediately as Kentucky State University president at a special-called meeting of the KSU Board of Regents Tuesday morning.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton, Jr., made his case for judicial redistricting during a meeting of the General Assembly’s interim State Government committee on Tuesday.
(TNS) Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House’s chief medical adviser, accused each either other of lying Tuesday while they argued again over COVID in a Senate meeting.
FRANKFORT – (KT) An increase of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky due to the Delta variant has led Gov. Andy Beshear and state public health officials to recommend that some people resume wearing masks in public settings as well as continuing to urge Kentuckians to get vaccinated.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced a settlement Friday with an eastern Kentucky fuel retailer and convenience store, resolving allegations of price-gouging in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, earlier this year.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Sunrise Children’s Services and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services agreed to a new annual contract last week after a 22-month negotiation process.
ELIZABETHTOWN (KT) – A Hardin County auto supply company is actively recruiting employees as it is adding 150 permanent, full-time jobs due to an increase in business.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The Kentucky Hemp Association is fighting back in the courts after what they say were several police raids of lawful hemp retail stores throughout the state.
FRANKFORT (KT) - State Auditor Mike Harmon says the General Assembly should address the issue of procurement contracts between vendors and county jails to provide communications services for inmates.
CANTON (KT) – The next step in the effort to free a cruise ship that has been stuck on a sandbar in the Cumberland River near Lake Barkley since last week will get underway on Friday as salvage operations begin to unground it.
(TNS) Sixteen months after Gov Andy Beshear’s administration started searching for a business to overhaul Kentucky’s outdated technology system for handling unemployment insurance claims, the process is starting anew after several complications.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Only one elected position in Kentucky requires passing an examination before running for office, and that test, which is administered only once every four years, will be given this fall.
LEXINGTON (KT) – UK Healthcare experts are urging Kentuckians to be vaccinated against COVID-19, especially those in counties where the current vaccination rates are low, due to the Delta variant, which is easier to transmit from person to person.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Secretary of State Michael Adams on Monday testified virtually before the U.S. House Committee on House Administration, calling on Congress to give states breathing space to reform their election processes and insisting on bipartisanship in any election legislation.
LEXINGTON (KT) – A rise in work-related pedestrian fatalities has prompted the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program, or KOSHS, to issue a hazard alert notice.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear has picked up a Republican opponent for his anticipated 2023 re-election bid in the person of Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Recent guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding mask usage due to the COVID-19 pandemic when school classes resume for the fall semester has local districts in Kentucky going their own way on the issue.
FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said Monday that all county clerk offices in the commonwealth have been unable to process vehicle-related transactions due to intermittent system issues.
LOUISVILLE — Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are nine cents higher this week at $2.882, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Proposed legislation for the 2022 General Assembly that would ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory in Kentucky drew more than two hours of discussion during a committee meeting on Monday.
VERSAILLES (KT) – Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky has donated 32 cars for automotive technology programs at 11 of the colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, or KCTCS, it was announced on Monday.
FRANKFORT (KT) – For the first time since Gov. Andy Beshear issued his COVID-19 state of emergency executive order in March 2020, Thursday saw visitors and tourists allowed inside the state Capitol and Capitol Annex buildings.
WASHINGTON – (TNS) A Kentucky congressman accused President Joe Biden of acting like a dictator after he said anyone trying to take down the U.S. government would need fighter jets and bombs.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday unveiled his incentive package – a one-time $1,500 payment - to get Kentuckians back to work and off the $300 per week in pandemic unemployment assistance from the federal government, as well as more help for childcare centers.
LEXINGTON (KT) – Four generations of John Y. Browns have now graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law, three of whom became well-known political figures in Kentucky.
FRANKFORT (KT) – A well-known semi-trailer manufacturer, which ended production in the U.S. almost a quarter of a century ago, is returning with a new facility in Kentucky.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is partnering with law enforcement agencies across the state in a new anti-speeding highway safety campaign.
(KT) Some Kentuckians are saying ticks are more plentiful than ever this year. Some states are having one of their worst tick seasons ever, but it’s too soon to declare that definitively for Kentucky, largely because the state has only been doing tick surveillance for about three years.
LEXINGTON — The University of Kentucky said Wednesday it is one of 90 sites in the U.S. and 10 sites in Canada selected to participate in KidCOVE, a national trial by Moderna to test the safety and effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children age 6 months through 11 years old. The vacci…
LOUISVILLE — This past week marked the start of the “100 Deadliest Days” for teen drivers, which is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal crashes involving teen drivers have historically increased. Nationwide, more than 7000 people died in crashes involving teen drivers fr…
FRANKFORT (KT) – “While COVID-19 remains a threat, we are no longer in crisis,” Gov. Andy Beshear said during his final pandemic-related press briefing, Friday afternoon in the state Capitol Rotunda.
LOUISVILLE — Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are three cents higher this week at $2.878, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
FRANKFORT (KT) – OnPoint Warranty Solutions, a Louisville-based provider of warranty services for manufacturers, retailers, service providers, home builders, insurers and consumers, is planning to create an additional 104 full-time jobs.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Kentucky’s General Fund and Road Fund both continued to see large year-over-year increases in May as the state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic that grounded the economy to a halt last year.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance has announced residents in 22 more counties can begin applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance benefits, or DUA, due to severe weather earlier this year.