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Carter: Feds need to invest in affordable housing

Posted: 10/07/2013 - Former President Jimmy Carter says he would work as harmoniously as he could with Republicans and Democrats in Congress to secure more federal funding for affordable housing if he were back in the White House.

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Shutdown prompts Dakota Meyer to consider run for Congress

Updated: 10/03/2013 - A former Kentucky marine who received the Medal of Honor, for his actions in Afghanistan, says he's thinking about a run for Congress. Especially after so many, including himself, are feeling the frustration over a lack of solutions coming from our nation's leaders.

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Nominee for energy regulatory post withdraws

Posted: 10/01/2013 - President Barack Obama's nominee to be the nation's top energy regulator withdrew Tuesday, conceding he did not have enough support for confirmation.

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Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

Updated: 10/01/2013 - A bitter budget fight has led to a U.S. government shutdown, leaving hundreds of thousands of federal workers without paychecks and shutting down federal services all over the country.

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Obama: Shutdown will 'throw wrench' into economy

Updated: 09/30/2013 - President Barack Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown would hurt the economy and hundreds of thousands of government workers.

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Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over

Posted: 09/27/2013 - The Democratic-led Senate is ready to approve legislation averting a government shutdown Tuesday. But House Republican leaders are unwilling to accept the bill, ensuring that the nasty congressional squabble will spill into the weekend and possibly right up to the deadline - and maybe beyond.

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Chief justice to update lawmakers on judiciary

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. is scheduled to address lawmakers on the state of the judiciary next week in Hopkinsville, hometown of House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Tilley.

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House speaker turns memos over to state police

Posted: 09/25/2013 - House Speaker Greg Stumbo has turned memos regarding documents shredded by the former head of the Legislative Research Commission over to the Kentucky State Police for a possible investigation.

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Lawmaker's resignation doesn't end committee probe

Posted: 09/17/2013 - A western Kentucky lawmaker who resigned last week still faces the possibility of censure from his colleagues if allegations that he sexually harassed legislative staffers are proven.

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Overly wants review of sexual harassment policies

Posted: 09/12/2013 - State Rep. Sannie Overly is calling for an independent review of the Legislature's policies regarding workplace behavior in the wake of sexual harassment complaints against a western Kentucky lawmaker.

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Beshear: Most uninsured Kentuckians get discounts

Updated: 09/11/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear is touting changes coming under the federal health care reforms, announcing Tuesday that four out of five uninsured Kentuckians will qualify for discounts when purchasing policies.

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Richie Farmer reaches plea deal to end corruption case

Updated: 09/06/2013 - A former University of Kentucky basketball star whose jersey hangs in the rafters of Rupp Arena has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in a government corruption case that would put him in prison for some two years.

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Study: Region should retain Bluegrass plant labor

Posted: 09/04/2013 - A study says local and state leaders in central Kentucky should develop a plan to make use of the skilled workforce when a chemical weapons destruction program is completed.

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Review of sexual harassment charges took 6 months

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Legislative Research Commission Director Bobby Sherman has told lawmakers his agency's review of sexual harassment complaints against a western Kentucky lawmaker took six months.

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