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McConnell Touts ID Cards To Guarantee Legal Workers Are Hired

Updated: 12/09/2007 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told a farm group on Saturday that the government should create a program to provide identification cards so employers are assured of hiring workers who are in the country legally.

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Beshear Reports Fundraising Numbers

Posted: 12/07/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Governor-elect Steve Beshear raised nearly $7.1 million in his campaign against Governor Ernie Fletcher, including more than $1 million since the end of October.

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Senate President Wants Mongiardo To Vacate Seat

Posted: 11/15/2007 - Now that Daniel Mongiardo will be taking the oath of office as lieutenant governor on Dec. 11, Senate President David Williams wants him to vacate his seat in the Senate immediately.

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House Speaker Creates Gambling Panel

Updated: 11/15/2007 - House Speaker Jody Richards has set up a legislative panel to further study issues regarding the legalization of casino gambling in Kentucky.

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Beshear Asks Board To Reopen Search For Education Commissioner

Posted: 11/10/2007 - Gov.-Elect Steve Beshear asked the state Board of Education to reopen its search for a new commissioner Friday, saying some qualified candidates may have been deterred by Kentucky's recently uncertain political climate.

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Voter Turnout Expected To Be Low

Updated: 11/06/2007 - One of the biggest challenges candidates face is low voter turnout. Officials in Frankfort predicted that 42 percent of voters would turn out to vote statewide. However the numbers we're seeing here in Eastern Kentucky are showing that turnout was actually much less.

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