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Is 2015 the Year Kentucky’s General Assembly Passes a Statewide Smoking Ban?

December 18, 2014

For the fifth consecutive year, state Rep. Susan Westrom is sponsoring legislation that bans smoking in indoor public places throughout Kentucky. Read Story

Metro Council Panel Criticizes Louisville Animal Services in Injured Dog Case

December 17, 2014

“The committee met one road block after another, and this is in the report, that prevented quick resolution of the inquiry and at times seemed designed to halt the investigation altogether," said Kelly Downard, a Council Republican. Read Story

Minimum wage increase supporters at a recent Metro Council meeting.

Fischer Cites Business Experience in Opposing $10.10 Louisville Minimum Wage Increase

December 17, 2014

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said his opposition to a minimum wage boost to $10.10 an hour is based largely on his business experience. Read Story

Health

100,000-Plus Kentuckians Signed Up For Health Insurance Via Kynect

December 17, 2014

More than 100,000 Kentuckians have renewed or enrolled in health care coverage through Kynect since open enrollment began Nov. 15, said Carrie Banahan, executive director of the state’s health care exchange. Kentucky has had 25,354 new enrollees, Banahan said during a conference … Read Story