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Hemp bill on table again; redistricting in ‘final phase’
Watching the 2013 General Assembly is a bit like watching Kentucky’s weather; if you don’t like what you hear one day, just stick around for what they say the next.
Pension reform likely to need special session
Already, the Democratic-controlled House and Republican-controlled Senate were pointing fingers of blame over a stalled pension fix and the possibility pension reform will require a special session.
State pension problems remain
FRANKFORT — The widening gap between the two chambers of the General Assembly on how to solve Kentucky’s pension problems seemed to get wider Thursday.
Stumbo backs Judd in potential race
FRANKFORT- Democratic state House Sen. Greg Stumbo said Thursday he thinks actress Ashley Judd will be “a formidable” opponent should she choose to run against Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in 2014.
Thayer wants more oversight for special taxing districts
State Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, made clear Wednesday he wants a bill to provide transparency and accountability for special taxing districts to go beyond what Auditor Adam Edelen and House Speaker Greg Stumbo have urged.
Confusing, long day in Frankfort
Surely this isn’t the way it was supposed to work?
Judd’s decision on run at office may be close
Actress and activist Ashley Judd may be getting closer to a decision on whether to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.
LaRue fiscal court looks at ‘nullification’ laws
The Republican state Senate surely wasn’t expecting LaRue County to follow its lead. Surprise!
Pension, tax reform may be headed to special session
What began all dressed up as a bipartisan approach to “the number-one issue facing the state” appears to be unraveling, perhaps pointing toward a special session on pension and tax reform.
Bill passes to allow military personnel to cast absentee ballots
It doesn’t quite match what Secretary of State Alison Grimes had in mind, but the Republican-controlled Senate Tuesday passed a bill to make it easier for military personnel to cast absentee ballots 37-0.
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