Rounds of heavy rain will begin to move into the area later tonight, leading to the increased potential for flooding. A Flood Watch is in effect for the entire area from now through Thursday and a Winter Storm Warning goes into effect tomorrow. As we head into Wednesday, temperatures will drop and transition our rain to sleet and eventually to snow. Most of the area could see several inches of snow and sleet before it's all said and done. Keep it locked right here for updates.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - With court fights and political battles raging over legislative redistricting, Common Cause Kentucky is calling again for lawmakers to create a nonpartisan commission to handle the always divisive chore.
Richard Beliles, chairman of the government watchdog group, said he believes lawmakers have grown tired of the bickering over redistricting and may finally be ready to consider creating a commission.
The Legislature has been working on legislative redistricting for the past two years but still hasn't resolved the issue, which has spilled over into the court system.
Gov. Steve Beshear said he plans to call lawmakers into special legislative session sometime this year to resolve the matter.
Redistricting is required to be done every 10 years to account for population changes recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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