Rae Hodge

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Nearly a Year After Kentucky Legislature’s OK, Cannabidiol is Still Unavailable

January 11, 2015

It's been nearly a year, and not a drop of cannabidiol oil has been produced in the state. There are currently no manufacturers for the oil here, and it's illegal to transport it across state lines. Read Story

Senate President Robert Stivers joins House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Gov. Steve Beshear just before his 2015 State of the Commonwealth address.

The First Week of the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2015 Session, in Review

January 10, 2015

In the first week of the Kentucky General Assembly's 2015 legislative session, lawmakers elected leadership, assigned committees and begun moving legislation through the Capitol at a fast pace. Read Story

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, right, signs off on several pieces of legislation in the House chamber.

Kentucky House Speaker: Let Teachers’ Retirement System Issue $3.3 Billion in Bonds

January 9, 2015

Stumbo said the state could re-invest in the underfunded Kentucky Teacher Retirement System by allowing KTRS to issue $3.3 billion worth of bonds. Read Story

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Right to Work Bill Passes Kentucky Senate After Fierce Debate

January 8, 2015

The legislation allows employees to work for businesses with organized labor without having to pay union dues. Read Story