Kentucky Ham Breakfast Features Heated Politics, Past and Present

August 27, 2015

A country ham was auctioned off for $400,000 and Kentucky politicians turned up the heat as campaigns near the 60-day mark before Election Day. Read Story


Kentucky Politicians Weigh In On Gun Control After Virginia Shooting

August 27, 2015

In a departure from the national party, state Democrats joined Republicans in saying new gun laws were not needed to prevent future incidents. Read Story


Defiant County Clerk’s Chances of Winning Same-Sex Marriage Case Narrowing

August 27, 2015

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis stopped issuing marriage licenses in June, after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage. Read Story


Appeals Court Upholds Gay Marriage Ruling in Kentucky

August 26, 2015

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Read Story

Kentucky state Capitol

Prospects For Expanded Gambling Unclear As Candidates Weigh In

August 26, 2015

When Gov. Steve Beshear leaves office early next year, advocates of expanded gambling will lose their biggest ally. Read Story


County Clerks Want To Change Marriage License Law

August 26, 2015

Group is crafting legislation it says would ensure clerks who oppose signing off on same-sex marriages wouldn't have to. Read Story


Stumbo To Propose Expanded Gambling Legislation

August 25, 2015

Casinos would be located in each of the state’s six congressional districts, plus one “at large” casino. Read Story


Kentucky Taxpayers Facing $2.3 Million Tab In Same-Sex Marriage Case

August 25, 2015

Attorneys who successfully challenged Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage have submitted a bill for more than $2 million in legal fees, court costs and related expenses. Read Story

Mill Creek

State Legislators Slam EPA Clean Power Plan

August 25, 2015

The federal government will create a plan for Kentucky unless the state and others are successful in suing the federal government over the regulations. Read Story


Why Republicans Might Not Get A Voter Turnout Surge in Kentucky Next Year

August 25, 2015

Most Republicans who supported holding a presidential caucus said the excitement of the events would increase Republican voter turnout. Experts disagree. Read Story


Property Valuation Spike Won’t Boost Suburban Fire Districts

August 24, 2015

JCPS is poised to forego a rate hike, but other services that depend on property taxes won't follow suit. Read Story

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.

State Republican Party Approves Caucus For Rand Paul

August 22, 2015

The plan allows Paul to run for president and re-election to the Senate simultaneously. Read Story


Charter Schools Could Have Easier Path Under Next Governor

August 21, 2015

Both major candidates for governor say they’re in favor of implementing some form of charter school legislation. Read Story


Hillview Files For Bankruptcy

August 21, 2015

A suburban Kentucky city hit with an $11.4 million jury verdict in a dispute with a truck-driving school has filed for bankruptcy. Read Story

Jack Conway

Both Major Candidates For Governor Want To Drug Test Welfare Recipients

August 20, 2015

Democrat Conway says he supports drug testing some welfare recipients in Kentucky, echoing the position of his Republican opponent. Read Story