Kentucky Lawmakers Respond To Audit of Legislative Research Commission

January 29, 2015

State lawmakers said a performance audit of the Legislative Research Commission reveals cultural issues in the Kentucky state Capitol. Read Story

Kentucky State Sen. Brandon Smith Says Attorney to Withdraw Motion in DUI Case

January 28, 2015

A state senator says he has told his attorney to withdraw a motion that seeks to have his DUI charge dismissed because the state constitution bans lawmakers from being arrested while the legislature is in session. Read Story

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Kentucky Legislative Research Commission Audit Says Little About Sexual Harassment

January 27, 2015

The long-anticipated performance audit of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission gives scant attention to the issue that led to the review—workplace sexual harassment. Read Story

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John Arnold Accuser Alleges Retaliation in Firing From Kentucky Statehouse Job

January 26, 2015

A former Kentucky legislative staffer alleges state House Majority Whip Johnny Bell fired her because she'd filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against another legislator. Read Story


Does Kentucky’s Constitution Give Lawmakers Immunity During Session?

January 23, 2015

The attorney of a Kentucky legislator accused of diving under the influence is attempting to use as a defense a provision of the state constitutional giving lawmakers immunity during legislative sessions. Read Story