Updated: 08/13/2013 - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, back in his home state during a congressional recess, has a series of stops scheduled this week in Kentucky.
Posted: 08/05/2013 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is striking back at GOP primary challenger Matt Bevin with another TV attack ad.
Updated: 07/25/2013 - Republican Matt Bevin will be in the tiny community of Fancy Farm next week when politicians gather for a heated afternoon of stump speeches.
Updated: 07/22/2013 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says a backlog of disability claims handled by the Veterans Affairs Department is a "national disgrace."
Updated: 07/18/2013 - The race to try and unseat sixth district Republican Congressman Andy Barr is beginning to take shape with another Democrat entering the field. Lexington business man Joe Palumbo announced Thursday morning he is a candidate for the Democratic nomination.
Updated: 07/01/2013 - Saying he looks forward to the next 16 months on the campaign trail, Sen. Mitch McConnell calls Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes' decision to oppose him "courageous."
Posted: 06/01/2013 - A Kentucky man has admitted to secretly recording a private campaign meeting between Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and his aides earlier this year.
Updated: 04/25/2013 - The Governor's Office of Early Childhood is making nearly $200,000 available to strengthen early childhood advisory councils and to promote school readiness.
Posted: 04/22/2013 - The investigation of Richie Farmer for fraud and violations throughout his eight years as Agriculture Commissioner began on the request of the current Agriculture Commissioner: James Comer.
Updated: 04/23/2013 - Governor Steve Beshear today ceremonially signed House Bill 172, a measure to encourage schools to keep emergency medication on hand for children who can suffer severe, life-threatening allergic reactions.
Updated: 04/18/2013 - The McConnell campaign will begin airing a statewide TV spot on Friday that seizes on a secret recording of the senator that is tied to a liberal super PAC.
Updated: 04/15/2013 - Actress Ashley Judd had purchased a house in the northeastern Kentucky city of Ashland when she was considering running for U.S. Senate.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - Most drones would be prohibited in Kentucky under a proposal that a state representative wants to take up in the next legislative session.
Updated: 04/11/2013 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has joined U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida in introducing legislation that would allow states to return unwanted federal funds to the Treasury to help pay down the national debt.
Posted: 03/28/2013 - The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is attacking U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in a new radio ad in Kentucky that plays to the state's keen interest in basketball.
Posted: 03/25/2013 - Lawmakers have a deal in the works to shore up the financially troubled pension plan for government retirees.
Posted: 03/23/2013 - The Senate has narrowly passed its first budget proposal in four years as majority Democrats went on record favoring almost $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade while sheltering domestic programs targeted by House Republicans.
Updated: 03/22/2013 - Governor Steve Beshear vetoed House Bill 279 today, noting its well-placed intentions but possible significant unintended consequences.
Posted: 03/22/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear will have to decide Friday whether to veto a bill intended to protect religious freedom in Kentucky.
Updated: 03/16/2013 - Conservative activists have given Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul a narrow victory in a presidential preference poll.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - Kentucky's agriculture commissioner says a legal review reinforces the need for state legislation to regulate industrial hemp if the federal government legalizes the crop.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - A House committee has held a hearing but taken no action on a telephone deregulation bill that has generated widespread opposition because of concerns raised by opponents.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - A House committee has passed a bill that would exempt a Christians-only health care ministry from insurance regulations.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - The GOP has split over a Republican senator's filibuster of President Barack Obama's CIA nominee and claims about the use of drones in the Unites States.
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