In an image from Senate video, presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday afternoon at the start of an almost 11-hour speech opposing renewal of the Patriot Act.

Sen. Rand Paul Stages ‘Filibuster’ To Protest Patriot Act

May 21, 2015

Protesting the soon-to-expire Patriot Act, presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul held the floor of the Senate for nearly 11 hours late Wednesday in a filibuster-like speech railing against the law and the government's continued surveillance of Americans' phone records. Read Story


Real Change For Property Tax Process Up To Kentucky Lawmakers

May 21, 2015

The appeals period for the latest round of Louisville property tax assessments closes at the end of this month. Some appeals will be successful, but others will not. Read Story

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, right, and his wife, T.J.

Comer Requests A Recanvass in Republican Kentucky Gubernatorial Primary. What’s Next?

May 20, 2015

James Comer on Wednesday requested a recanvass of the votes cast the night before in the Republican primary for governor he lost by 83 votes. Read Story

Despite Landslide Loss, Geoff Young Vows To Fight in Court For Democratic Nomination For Governor

May 20, 2015

The loser in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Kentucky governor remains intent on battling the overwhelming winner in court. Read Story

Bevin supporters gathered in Louisville.

Kentucky Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Trade Lead In Indecisive Primary Night

May 19, 2015

Louisville businessman Matt Bevin on Tuesday night claimed an 83-vote campaign victory to become the Republican nominee for Kentucky governor—but the official result may not be known for several days. Read Story

Court Allows Extra Time for 12 Absentee Ballots Cast in Kentucky’s Primary

May 19, 2015

The Kentucky secretary of state's office says the return deadline for a dozen military and overseas ballots has been extended by 11 days. Read Story

Did Kentucky Congressman Give an Assist to Wife, Failing Tech Company?

May 19, 2015

When a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a former World Bank president and a former assistant secretary of the interior are appointed to a company’s board of directors on the same day, people who invest in the stock market tend to notice. Read Story


A Kentucky Governor From Jefferson County? It Could Happen For the First Time Since 1955.

May 19, 2015

Like the Chicago Cubs’ century-long failure to return to the World Series, Kentucky’s rejection of gubernatorial candidates born in Louisville has been absolute. Read Story

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Things To Know About Today’s Kentucky Primary Election

May 19, 2015

Kentucky voters head to the polls today to determine major party candidates for statewide offices, including governor. Read Story

Kentucky GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Lob Attacks In Final Days Before Primary

May 15, 2015

Earlier this week, all four Republican candidates for governor said they wanted to on from rehashing controversy and return to talking about the issues. The ceasefire was short-lived. Read Story


Will T. Scott Embraces Longshot Role in Kentucky Governor’s Race

May 15, 2015

"I’m California Chrome," Scott said, referring to the horse who won the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness. "Remember how far California Chrome was coming into the turn? Who won the race?" Read Story

Justin Brock in the flood-damaged first floor of his house.

Louisville Metro Council Won’t Take Immediate Action on Flood Rule

May 14, 2015

The Metro Council voted 16-5 to go straight to a final vote, but fell short of the required 18 votes. Read Story

A stop work order from MSD.

Louisville Metro Council to Consider Flood Rule Tonight

May 14, 2015

The current rule prohibits repairs on homes which over a decade have had flood damage claims surpassing 50 percent of a home’s assessed value. Read Story