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Fischer Proposes More Spending In Public Safety, Housing In New Louisville Budget

May 28, 2015

Fischer's budget proposal totals $873 million, with $560 million from the city’s general revenue fund. The rest will be paid for by federal and state funds, grants and donations. Read Story

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Bevin Still Leads Comer Following Republican Gubernatorial Primary Recanvassing

May 28, 2015

Bevin's closest challenger, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, was on vacation in Florida on Thursday; a spokesman said he'd announce his plans sometime Friday afternoon. Read Story

Luallen Hopes More Kentucky Women Run for Elected Office

May 28, 2015

The highest-ranking woman in Kentucky government says she's hopeful more women will become political candidates. Read Story

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Kentucky Officials Begin Recanvassing Election Results

May 28, 2015

Election officials across Kentucky’s started rechecking vote totals Thursday morning in a recanvass of last week’s close Republican primary for governor. Read Story

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Kentucky Sports Radio’s Matt Jones To Host Fancy Farm Political Speaking

May 27, 2015

Jones will introduce the candidates and make remarks as the emcee of the 135th annual St. Jerome Catholic Church picnic that has become the premiere political event in the state. Read Story

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Bevin, McConnell Joint Appearances Will Have to Wait

May 27, 2015

Kentucky Republicans waiting to see U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell put his arm around his political nemesis Matt Bevin will have to wait a little longer. Read Story

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Kentucky Earns ‘D’ Grade For Political Participation Among Women, Study Says

May 26, 2015

Kentucky ranks 46th out of 50 states for its number of women holding elected office in the state, according to the Status of Women report released this month by The Institute for Women's Policy Research. Read Story

Bevin supporters gathered in Louisville.

Kentucky Republicans’ ‘Unity Rally’ Packed With Intrigue

May 25, 2015

Republican candidates for governor are scheduled to attend a “unity rally” Saturday in Lexington intended to show solidarity with the party, and to mend wounds caused by the contentious—and not yet settled—gubernatorial primary race. Read Story

Kentucky State Sen. Brandon Smith Acquitted of DUI, Guilty of Speeding

May 22, 2015

Republican state Sen. Brandon Smith has been acquitted of driving under the influence of alcohol. Read Story

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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

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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

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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