The rain will transition over to snow as we head into mid to late morning across the area. We will see the chances for light accumulation in the valley areas with 1-3" possible on the ridge tops above 2000 feet. Slick spots are possible on untreated roads. While significant snow is not expected, we have issued a Severe Weather Alert Day to keep you informed on possible negative impacts to travel through Tuesday afternoon.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A proposal by House Speaker Greg Stumbo to battle the problem of addictive pain medicines prescribed by unscrupulous clinics known as "pill mills" has overwhelmingly passed the House Judiciary Committee.
All but one member of the panel voted to approve it on Wednesday.
The bill by Stumbo, a Prestonsburg Democrat, would move the KASPER prescription drug-monitoring program from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to the attorney general's office and require that the attorney general, state police and medical licensure board share KASPER information.
It also would require that pain clinics be owned by physicians or nurse practitioners and that those who prescribe strong painkillers like OxyContin and hydrocodone register with KASPER.
The legislation is House Bill 4.
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)