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Bill benefiting Rand Paul passes Senate committee

Updated: 03/12/2014 - Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul could run for president and for re-election to his Senate seat at the same time under a bill approved by a state Senate committee on Wednesday.

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Budget bill headed to Ky. House

Posted: 03/11/2014 - A proposed $20.3 billion, two-year state budget closely aligned with the governor's spending recommendations is headed to the Kentucky House.

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House plan sticks with education funding boost

Posted: 03/10/2014 - A state budget plan awaiting action by a Kentucky House panel sticks with the governor's recommendation for a funding increase for elementary and secondary education.

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Panel OKs allowing public-private partnerships

Posted: 03/06/2014 - A bill that would allow public-private partnerships for projects has drawn objections from a Kentucky lawmaker who says it would be used to charge tolls to finance a new Ohio River bridge between Cincinnati and Covington.

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ARC awards grant to Ky. Promise Zone

Posted: 03/05/2014 - The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded funding to launch the Promise Zone program in eight counties in southeastern Kentucky.

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Contractor bill clears Kentucky Senate

Updated: 03/05/2014 - A bill that would allow a greater number of employees to be legally classified as independent contractors has passed the Kentucky Senate.

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Kentucky seeks delay in recognizing same-sex marriage

Updated: 02/27/2014 - Kentucky's attorney general has asked a federal judge to delay by 90 days an order requiring the state to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.

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Meeting set for update of Statewide Rail Plan

Posted: 02/24/2014 - A public meeting is being held Tuesday in Ashland for a planned update to the Kentucky Statewide Rail Plan, a policy document that details freight and rail passenger operations and trends in the state.

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