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President Obama to Visit Louisville This Week

March 30, 2015

President Barack Obama will visit Louisville on Thursday to discuss the economy, Mayor Greg Fischer said Monday via Twitter. Read Story

Ethics Panel Steps Up Inquiry of Kentucky Rep. Whitfield

March 27, 2015

WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee is forming an investigative subcommittee to determine whether Republican Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky violated House rules by allowing his wife to lobby staff members on issues related to her work with the Humane … Read Story

Beshear, Feds Announce $38 Million In Grants For Coal Communities

March 27, 2015

The federal government will award as much as $38 million in grants this year to assist Eastern Kentucky communities negatively affected by the decline of the coal industry. Read Story

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After Heroin Bill’s Passage, Kentucky Local Governments Begin Exploring Needle Exchanges

March 26, 2015

Local governments are already moving to set up needle exchanges just a day after the Kentucky state legislature authorized the programs through a comprehensive heroin bill. Read Story

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Paul And McConnell’s Opposition To Loretta Lynch Riles Louisville’s African American Leaders

March 26, 2015

African American leaders in Louisville are speaking out against Kentucky’s U.S. senators and their efforts to block the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general. Read Story

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The Bills That Failed to Pass in the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2015 Session

March 26, 2015

The Kentucky General Assembly passed several important pieces of legislation in the just-concluded 2015 session, including a comprehensive heroin bill and a freeze to the state’s tumbling gas tax. But with the session’s snow days, missed deadlines and divisive political views, several bills got failed to make it to the finish line. Read Story

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Prop 8 Attorney David Boies: Support For Same-Sex Marriage Will Grow in Kentucky and Elsewhere

March 25, 2015

Public opinion will flip in favor of same-sex marriage—though it will take time to happen, an attorney who helped lead the legal fight against California's anti-same-sex union law Proposition 8 said in Louisville this week. Read Story

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With Deadline Looming, Kentucky General Assembly Passes Heroin Bill and More

March 25, 2015

State lawmakers worked into the early hours Wednesday to pass a series of bills before the Kentucky legislative session draws to a close. Read Story

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Senate Committee Passes Heroin Bills

March 24, 2015

This story has been updated. A state Senate committee has passed two compromise bills aimed at tackling Kentucky’s heroin problem. The full Senate hopes to pass the bills and send them over to the House for final passage before the legislative session … Read Story

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Conway Calls on Kentucky General Assembly To Pass Heroin Bill Before Session Ends Tuesday Night

March 24, 2015

So far, lawmakers have been squabbling over differing versions of the bill. A heroin bill died in the final minutes of last year’s session. Read Story

Indiana’s Sen. Dan Coats Won’t Run For Re-Election in 2016

March 24, 2015

Republican Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana says he will retire from the Senate and won't seek re-election in 2016. Read Story

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Jeffrey Toobin Weighs In On Kentucky’s Same-Sex Marriage Case

March 24, 2015

Same-sex marriage and the U.S. Supreme Court will be the focus of Tuesday’s University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum at the Kentucky Center. Read Story

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Heroin, Teachers Pension Solutions Elusive in Kentucky General Assembly

March 22, 2015

With two working days to go, Kentucky lawmakers still haven’t nailed down legislation to address the state’s growing heroin problem and it's ailing teachers pension system. Read Story

Fight Over Kentucky’s Gas Tax Freeze Turns To The Airwaves

March 19, 2015

A conservative non-profit group says it doesn’t want state lawmakers to freeze the state’s plummeting gas tax. Read Story