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2015 Kentucky legislative calendar set

Posted: 09/19/2014 - State lawmakers will return to Frankfort on Jan. 6 following the November elections for a legislative session that will last 30 legislative days.

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Former state worker fined for mistreating women

Posted: 09/15/2014 - The Executive Branch Ethics Commission has finished its investigation into the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, fining a former assistant director on Monday for mistreating women.

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Comer navigates Richie Farmer backlash

Posted: 09/08/2014 - Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will formally announce his candidacy for governor on Tuesday amid a small but vocal Republican backlash over his handling of the investigation and indictment of his Republican predecessor, Richie Farmer.

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Bluegrass Poll: Most Kentuckians support hiking minimum wage

Updated: 08/31/2014 - As Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and the day to honor the American worker, a new Bluegrass Poll finds Kentucky voters want to put more money in workers’ pockets by raising the federal minimum wage.

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Bluegrass Poll: McConnell expands lead over Grimes

Updated: 09/02/2014 - With two months to go before the November election, a new Bluegrass Poll found Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell strengthening his lead over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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Libertarian candidate off Boone County ballot

Posted: 08/24/2014 - A judge has thrown the Libertarian candidate for county attorney of Boone County off the ballot because he isn't licensed to practice law in Kentucky.

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McConnell, Grimes set to appear together on KET

Posted: 08/18/2014 - Kentucky Educational Television says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes, have both accepted the network's offer to appear at a candidate forum in October.

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Transylvania, Forum to co-host Lexington mayoral debate

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Transylvania University and the Lexington Forum will co-host a formal public debate between incumbent Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and former Lexington Police Chief Anthany Beatty. Beatty is challenging Gray’s...

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UK students propose McConnell-Grimes debate

Updated: 08/01/2014 - Four University of Kentucky student organizations announced a statewide media partnership with WKYT and seven of other television stations in efforts to host a debate with Kentucky’s candidates for U.S. Senate.

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McConnell offers immigration amendment

Posted: 07/31/2014 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior.

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Bluegrass Poll: First look at Kentucky's 2015 governor's race

Updated: 07/29/2014 - With more than 15 months to go, the three likely candidates in the race to be Kentucky's next governor must battle the fact that more than half of Kentuckians don't have an opinion or are neutral about each of them.

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Bluegrass Poll: Same sex marriage opposition lowest in decade

Updated: 07/29/2014 - Opposition to gay marriage in Kentucky has hit its lowest level since 2004 when voters approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage as only between a man and a woman, according to a new Bluegrass Poll.

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Bluegrass Poll: Kentuckians weigh in on President, issues

Updated: 07/28/2014 - A new Bluegrass Poll gives a report card for President Obama, reveals Kentucky's view on which party should control the U.S. Senate, and gauges the state's view on the recent Supreme Court ruling over health-care benefits regarding contraceptives.

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Bluegrass Poll: Senate race swings toward McConnell

Updated: 08/02/2014 - The pendulum in the race for Kentucky's senate seat is swinging ever-so-slightly toward Sen. Mitch McConnell over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll.

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