More Headlines

Congressman hammers EPA officials

Posted: 03/01/2012 - Fifth District Congressman Hal Rogers hammered Environmental Protection Agency officials again Thursday on Capitol Hill.

Read More

Paul says chance of brokered convention growing

Posted: 02/23/2012 - Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says there's a growing chance that his party's presidential nominee could ultimately be chosen at a brokered convention this summer.

Read More

False Claims Act would target fraud in Kentucky

Posted: 02/15/2012 - Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo says he is filing legislation to give whistleblowers strong financial incentive to step forward if state tax dollars are being misused.

Read More

Redistricting causing headaches for lawmakers

Posted: 02/08/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Lawmakers have been scurrying to file candidacy papers in old legislative districts after a judge tossed out newly drawn House and Senate boundaries because they didn't meet constitutional muster.

Read More

Governor Beshear calls for coordinated effort on drug abuse

Posted: 02/06/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Behear and other state leaders are pressing for a coordinated effort to battle prescription abuse that is blamed for an estimated 82 overdose deaths per month in Kentucky.

Read More

University presidents discuss state funding

Updated: 02/02/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The presidents of the state's research universities discussed with lawmakers how they are dealing with nearly $29 million in combined state budget cuts.

Read More

Gambling debate in Ky. devolves into mudslinging

Posted: 01/31/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear is accusing Senate President David Williams of "intimidations and threats" against pro-gambling lawmakers in an attempt to stymie efforts to get a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that could legalize casinos in Kentucky.

Read More

Lawmakers move to postpone congressional deadline

Updated: 01/28/2012 - Lawmakers are working to postpone Tuesday's congressional election filing deadline for a week, a move that has become necessary because the House and Senate have been unable to agree on a redistricting plan.

Read More

Jensen steps aside as sponsor of meth legislation

Posted: 01/27/2012 - A Republican lawmaker who once represented the anti-drug task force Operation UNITE has withdrawn as the sponsor of a bill that would make some cold and allergy medications available by prescription only.

Read More

GOP to seek injunction on House redistricting

Posted: 01/25/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover says a lawsuit will be filed within days challenging the constitutionality of a redistricting measure that hits GOP representatives especially hard.

Read More

GOP using President Obama's address to blame him for economy

Posted: 01/25/2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans took the offensive Tuesday and cast President Barack Obama as the culprit for the economy's persistent frailty, hoping to shift the focus away from his State of the Union address' theme of economic fairness.

Read More

Bill would make industrial hemp legal in Kentucky

Updated: 01/19/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Hemp could replace tobacco as Kentucky's top cash crop and improve the state's economy, said legislators who are proposing that it be made legal.

Read More
WYMT CONTACT INFO 199 Black Gold Blvd. Hazard, KY 41701 606-436-5757 - switchboard 606-439-9968 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.