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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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Beshear releases gambling plan

Posted: 06/09/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear has released details of his plan to raise more money for the state and Kentucky's horse industry by allowing video slots at racing tracks.

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Winning jockey pushing video gambling

Posted: 06/08/2009 - Kentucky Derby winning jockey Calvin Borel is jumping on board the state's gambling issue days after losing his bid to become the first jockey to win a personal Triple Crown.

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Governor, leaders to discuss special session

Posted: 06/08/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear and legislative leaders are scheduled to appear on statewide television to discuss the General Assembly's upcoming special session.

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Governor starts his own blog

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear already Twitters and posts videos on YouTube. Now he's found another way to go straight to the voters.

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Beshear rolling the dice

Updated: 06/04/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear has ordered Kentucky lawmakers to consider gambling legislation when the General Assembly convenes a special session this month.

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Attorney move to suppress bid-rigging tapes

Posted: 06/04/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A transcript from a closed hearing shows that attorneys for road contractor Leonard Lawson argued to exclude - or at least limit - secretly recorded statements at his upcoming trial.

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Company with Kentucky Medicaid ties puts four execs 'on leave'

Updated: 05/23/2009 - ... The Indiana-based company, Health Care Excel, is under contract to help Kentucky prevent overpayments to providers of Medicaid services. Ky. Medicaid Dept. administers billions of dollars in state and federal money.

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Defense wants Beshear to testify in person

Updated: 05/23/2009 - ... Assistant U.S. Attorney Ken Taylor had asked that Beshear be allowed to testify by video in the trial involving former Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert

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Bunning More Confident About 2010 Race

Updated: 05/12/2009 - U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning says he is encouraged by the reception he got from Republican stalwarts at a recent party gathering and is forging ahead with a series of campaign fundraisers.

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Bunning Still In Senate Race

Posted: 05/05/2009 - U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning says he's still in the race for re-election next year despite having encouraged Secretary of State Trey Grayson to form an exploratory committee to consider a run.

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Paul Ready To Enter Race For Bunning's Seat

Posted: 05/01/2009 - Rand Paul, son of former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, says he is poised to enter the race for U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning's seat.

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