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Beshear putting tax reform ideas on table
Gov. Steve Beshear will discuss his ideas for tax reform with some key lawmakers Monday in hopes of seeing it pass the 2014 session that is nearly one-third complete.
Stumbo stumps for minimum wage
Greg Stumbo says it’s time to raise Kentucky’s minimum wage. Jeff Greer says if it happens, he’ll go out of business.
Partisan talk spotlight in Ky Senate
Don’t put too much faith in all the professions of bi-partisanship coming out of the state capitol these days.
New organization formed to help boost GOP House takeover
Hal Heiner, a likely Republican candidate for governor in 2015, is behind an independent expenditure political committee formed to help Republican state House candidates and to perhaps along the way pick up some political IOUs for 2015.
Lawmakers seek more authority to overrule regulations
Some Kentucky lawmakers want to amend the Kentucky Constitution to give lawmakers more authority to overrule regulations by the Executive Branch.
Former wildlife commissioner facing multiple charges
Former Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Jonathan Gassett and three current and former department employees were charged with multiple violations of the state ethics code Monday by the Executive Branch Ethics Commission.
House votes to let more people give insulin shots
The Kentucky House has passed a bill to allow more people to give insulin shots to students at schoo
McConnell: Farm Bill to promote hemp revival
Hemp production may be on the verge of a comeback in Kentucky, where the non-potent cousin of marijuana once thrived.
Bill would allow ‘opt out’ provision for lawmakers
State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Latonia, wants to give his colleagues a “mulligan.”
Beshear, Rogers hype broadband service in rural areas
Republican U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers said Wednesday that a network providing high speed, high capacity broadband service to rural and eastern Kentucky can overcome historical disadvantages of the region such as mountainous terrain and lack of transportation that have deterred economic development.
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