Kentucky Filing Lawsuit Challenging EPA Waterways Regulations

June 30, 2015

At issue are regulations finalized by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers in May that the government says will clarify which waterways in the country are subject to the Clean Water Act. Read Story


How Raising the Overtime Salary Threshold Could Affect Kentucky

June 30, 2015

Kentucky Center for Economic Policy director Jason Bailey said the rule also means employees are less likely to be pressured to work more than 40 hours per week. Read Story

Minimum wage increase supporters at a recent Metro Council meeting.

Court Denies Request to Halt Louisville’s Minimum Wage Hike

June 30, 2015

The same day a court upheld the city’s minimum wage ordinance, industry groups filed an emergency motion asking a judge to stop the law from going into effect on Wednesday. Read Story

‘Connect/Disconnect’ Seeks to Transform Louisville Site Through Public Art

June 30, 2015

This is the first project to come from Louisville Metro Government’s Public Art Initiative. It will launch in August and run through November. Read Story

Mitch McConnell speaking Monday in Louisville.

Mitch McConnell Applauds EPA Ruling During Stop In Louisville

June 29, 2015

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is applauding a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Obama Administration overstepped when it set limits for toxic air pollutants through an EPA rule. Read Story

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ACLU of Kentucky Willing to Sue the County Clerks Refusing To Issue Marriage Licenses

June 29, 2015

“Any county clerk’s decision to refuse to issue them a marriage license where they’re otherwise qualified to receive such a license, we’ll be happy to represent those individuals and sue the county clerk in that office." Read Story


In Appalachia, Fatalistic Beliefs About Cancer Stall Preventive Steps, Study Says

June 29, 2015

A fatalistic attitude toward cervical cancer may discourage Appalachian women from taking steps to prevent the disease, according to a recent study from University of Kentucky researchers. Read Story

Minimum wage increase supporters at a recent Metro Council meeting.

Court Upholds Louisville’s Minimum Wage Hike

June 29, 2015

Louisville Metro Council passed an ordinance in December that gradually raises the city's minimum wage in the city to $9 an hour by July 2017. Read Story

People gathered near the White House on Friday evening to see it lit in rainbow colors as a commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage.

For Same-Sex Marriage Opponents, The Fight Is Far From Over

June 29, 2015

In fact, many of them did not wait long before raising the idea of passing a constitutional amendment to ban it. Read Story

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Strange Fruit: Sights and Sounds from Marriage Equality Decision Day

June 27, 2015

Friday was a historic day for the U.S., and we spent it experiencing and documenting some of the sights and sounds of all the Decision Day activities here in Louisville! Read Story


Louisville Poetry Class Uses Writing for Addiction Recovery

June 27, 2015

Poetry can be a way to express important thoughts and emotions that can't otherwise be shared. One group of women in Louisville is learning how to use writing to help change their course in life. Read Story

Former Kentucky Lawmaker Convicted of Bribing Mine Inspector

June 26, 2015

A federal jury in eastern Kentucky has convicted a former state lawmaker of bribing a state mine inspector. Read Story