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Bevin to speak at annual Fancy Farm picnic

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.

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McConnell criticizes VA for claims backlog

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."

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Palumbo enters field vying for sixth district Democratic nomination

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.

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Ky. man admits to secretly recording McConnell

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.

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Gov. Beshear signs bill for children with severe allergies

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.

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McConnell ad seizes on recording, far left jabs

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.

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Lawmaker pushes to ban drone flights in Ky.

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.

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McConnell joins Rubio in introducing REFUND bill

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.

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Democrats pressing McConnell in Sweet 16 radio ad

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.

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Senate gives pre-dawn OK to Democratic budget

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.

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AG's office reviews questions about hemp

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.

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House balks at telephone deregulation legislation

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.

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