FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers are encouraging families and children in their districts to participate in Military Kids Day — an annual event at the state Capitol.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican Party stockpiled more than $1.7 million for its building fund, paced by a $1 million contribution from a pharmaceutical giant, as the state's dominant political party accumulates money to expand its headquarters, according to a finance report.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear will welcome President Joe Biden to Kentucky and join the president as he speaks in Covington before returning to Frankfort to give his State of the Commonwealth address.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than 500 acres (202 hectares) of public access have been added to the Rockcastle River Wildlife Management Area, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said in a statement.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear urged Kentuckians to remain indoors and off roadways amid dangerously cold temperatures Friday.
There have been two weather-related deaths about 24,000 homes were without power across the state as of Friday morning, Beshear said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Buffalo Trace Distillery in Kentucky has reached another production milestone by filling its eighth millionth barrel of bourbon since Prohibition.
Previous milestones took an average of 12 years to achieve, but the eighth millionth barrel comes just four years after the seventh millionth barrel was filled, the distillery said Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democrats said Wednesday they're taking the next steps in their redistricting fight, including asking the state's highest court to immediately take up their lawsuit challenging new Republican-drawn boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democrats lost an initial round Thursday in their legal fight challenging the new Republican-drawn boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts.
Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate ruled that the congressional and state House maps crafted by the GOP-dominated legislature early this year did not violate the state constitution.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county's court operations that have been closed since historic flooding in July will resume this month.
The Knott County Office of Circuit Court Clerk will reopen Oct.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court on Thursday delved into another legal fight between the state's Democratic governor and Republican-led legislature — whether individual lawmakers are shielded from being named as defendants when the executive branch sues to challenge legislative actions.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court will travel to Shelbyville next week to hear oral arguments and answer questions from the audience.
The court usually hears cases in Frankfort but is going to Shelbyville as part of a public education program that was started in 1985.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The former president of a small Kentucky college who was fired after allegations that he engaged in sexual misconduct involving employees has filed a lawsuit against the school claiming defamation and breach of contract.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — C.B. Embry Jr., who recently stepped down from the Kentucky Senate due to a long battle with cancer, has died at age 81, a funeral director said Friday.
Embry died Thursday night, said Charlotte Martin, director of Smith Funeral Home in Morgantown.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. C.B. Embry has stepped down from the General Assembly.
The Republican lawmaker from Morgantown formally submitted his resignation letter on Monday to Senate President Robert Stivers, a statement from the Senate Majority Caucus said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear defended his record Thursday on a host of challenges — the pandemic, high consumer prices, crime and drug deaths — that are sure to surface next year when the Democrat seeks a second term.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — To stress the importance of getting the new COVID-19 booster, Kentucky's governor took the jab in public.
Gov. Andy Beshear and first lady Britainy Beshear rolled up their sleeves Wednesday to receive the booster during an event in the Capitol Rotunda.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — People affected by severe storms and flooding in seven Kentucky counties may apply for disaster unemployment assistance, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
The counties are Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry and Pike, and more counties are expected to be added, the governor's office said Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group selected last month to turn a massive settlement into action to combat opioid addiction will meet for the first time this week.
The Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission will hold its first meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Capital Complex East in Frankfort, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A newly appointed medical marijuana advisory team formed by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear met for the first time on Monday.
The agenda for the Kentucky Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee meeting included an overview of the panel's responsibilities and a discussion about town hall meetings.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lobbying groups spent more than $11 million to try to influence legislation during this year's General Assembly session in Kentucky, according to reports from the Legislative Ethics Branch Commission.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A new cohort of cadets have begun training to become troopers with the Kentucky State Police.
The 65 cadets reported Sunday to Frankfort where they will go through 24 weeks of intense training that includes classroom and field study in subjects such as law, use of force, weapons training, first aid, criminal investigation and computer literacy, Kentucky State Police said in a statement.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials are offering a chance to fish for free this weekend.
Everyone is invited to participate at Kentucky lakes, streams and rivers on June 4-5, a statement from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor won a court order Monday temporarily blocking a GOP-backed measure that would cut off his access to public funds to challenge laws he deems unconstitutional.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys on both sides of the redistricting lawsuit in Kentucky say the new district boundaries passed by lawmakers will likely be the maps that candidates will run on in 2022.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's new Republican-drawn legislative maps all but “guarantee” GOP victories in an outsized number of state House districts, a Democratic operative said during his party's legal challenge of the legislature's redistricting work.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Volunteers are being sought to help with maintenance and restoration at 10 Kentucky battlefields and historic sites.
American Battlefield Trust will hold its annual Park Day for volunteers on April 9, the organization said in a statement.
FRANKFORT, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana sheriff and his wife faced charges of official misconduct and conflict of interest brought by a special prosecutor.
The charges filed Friday against Clinton County Sheriff Rich Kelly and his wife, Ashley, were filed Friday in Clinton Circuit Court by special prosecutor David Thomas.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky House voted Thursday to shore up Kentucky State University's finances with a $23 million appropriation coupled with strict oversight measures for the struggling school.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge refused to temporarily block Kentucky’s newly drawn congressional and state House maps on Thursday, dealing an initial setback to Democrats challenging the use of the Republican-crafted boundaries in this year's elections.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State University would receive an immediate $23 million infusion from the state, under a bill that advanced Tuesday, as lawmakers voiced support for the struggling school while venting frustration over its precarious finances.