State Senator Tom Buford http://wfpl.org en Health Sharing Bill Clears House Committee http://wfpl.org/post/health-sharing-bill-clears-house-committee <p></p><div></div><p>A bill reauthorizing&nbsp;a Christian health sharing ministry in Kentucky has cleared a House committee after the insertion into the bill a provision for more disclosure to possible members of the group.</p><div><p>Senate Bill 3, known as the Medi-Share bill, would re-legalize Christian Care Medi-Share to operate in Kentucky after courts ruled them illegal and kicked them out.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:25:47 +0000 Kenny Colston 4383 at http://wfpl.org Health Sharing Bill Clears House Committee Legislators Unlikely to Put State Health Exchange into Law http://wfpl.org/post/legislators-unlikely-put-state-health-exchange-law <p>Gov. Steve Beshear will likely have to re-issue his executive order to keep the state’s health exchange running.&nbsp;</p><p>Beshear started the exchange — part of the <a href="/topic/affordable-care-act-kentucky">Affordable Care Act,</a> often referred to as Obamacare&nbsp;— earlier this year through an executive order and state health officials have forged ahead with its creation.</p><p>But unless the Kentucky General Assembly takes up the issue to puts it into law, it's likely Beshear’s original order will have to be re-issued to keep work on the exchange moving forward.</p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 17:01:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 3148 at http://wfpl.org Legislators Unlikely to Put State Health Exchange into Law If Beshear Appoints Williams to Judgeship, Stivers Will Likely Lead Senate http://wfpl.org/post/if-beshear-appoints-williams-judgeship-stivers-will-likely-lead-senate <p>Kentucky Senate Republicans have established a succession plan in the case their current leader, David Williams, is appointed into an open judgeship in his district.&nbsp;</p><p>Williams is considered a leading candidate for the open circuit court judgeship that covers his home county.</p><p>Governor Steve Beshear, Williams’s main enemy in Frankfort, has the final say over who is appointed to finish the two year term. And&nbsp;Beshear hasn’t ruled out appointing Williams if his name shows up on the nomination list.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:37:49 +0000 Kenny Colston 1876 at http://wfpl.org If Beshear Appoints Williams to Judgeship, Stivers Will Likely Lead Senate