State Senator Jimmy Higdon

Politics
1:06 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Deal Reached on Kentucky Military Voting Legislation, Passes in Final Minutes of Session

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Kentucky military personnel serving overseas will be able to get ballots electronically under legislation approved late Tuesday in the Kentucky General Assembly. How they send them back is still to be determined.

Working until the last minute of the 2013 session, legislators went back to the original Senate version of the military voting bill that allowed for electronic sending of ballots to overseas military, but snail mail return of the ballot.

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Local News
5:03 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Task Force Preparing Report on Kentucky Alcohol Laws

Kentucky’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Task Force will apparently steer clear of any major controversies with its recommendations.

Task force member Senator Jimmy Higdon says the panel wanted to have consensus on all proposed changes. He says the group stayed away from controversial alcohol laws like closing bars during elections, and preventing alcohol sales in groceries while allowing them in drug stores.

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