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Paul says Tea Party movement reflects mainstream views

Posted: 07/11/2010 - Republican Rand Paul cast the tea party as mainstream Saturday evening, pointing to his improbable rise to Senate nominee as proof that the limited government movement is not on the political fringe.

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Palin to tea party rally: Don't sit down, shut up

Posted: 03/27/2010 - Sarah Palin told thousands of tea party activists assembled in the dusty Nevada desert Saturday that Sen. Harry Reid will have to explain his votes when he comes back to his hometown to campaign.

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Gambling Expansion Proposed

Updated: 03/16/2010 - A Senate committee is working on a bill that would expand gambling at race tracks.

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White House advisers promise sharper focus on jobs

Updated: 01/25/2010 - A politically shaken White House promised Sunday a sharper focus on jobs and the economy, but key advisers were less sure-footed on health care reform. They took a wait-and-see approach as the dust settles from the punishing loss of the late Edward M. Kennedy's Senate seat.

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Horse industry not giving up on expanded gambling

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Horse Industry officials say if they can't convince lawmakers to approve slots now, they hope the closing of a western Kentucky track will convince them to approve legislation in January.

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4th judge assigned to bid-rigging case

Posted: 06/22/2009 - A fourth federal judge has been assigned the case involving bribery and conspiracy charges against road contractor Leonard Lawson and former Kentucky Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert.

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Remodeling expenses raise eyebrows

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky House lawmakers are spending about $230,000 to renovate office space at the Capitol Annex, despite the state's expected $1 billion budget shortfall.

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Lawmakers anticipate session showdown

Updated: 06/22/2009 - It's been a topic of controversy in Kentucky even before the special session began last week, whether or not to allow video slot machines at Kentucky's horse racetracks.

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Gambling Bill heads to house

Updated: 06/19/2009 - A bill to expand gambling at Kentucky's racetracks cleared its first hurdle Thursday.

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House bill for Lake Cumberland businesses

Posted: 06/12/2009 - A bill proposed by two Kentucky members of Congress would aid marina owners on Lake Cumberland who say they have lost business because of low water levels.

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