This week, state lawmakers began considering controversial bills, while Gov. Matt Bevin fulfilled big campaign promises on health care and the racial makeup of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees.

In the second edition of Kentucky Politics Distilled, we consider Week 2 of the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly session. Here’s a breakdown of the goings on in Frankfort.

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(Image of House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover via the Legislative Research Commission)


Kentucky Politics Distilled is our weekly rundown of the big news — and sometimes the odd news — happening in the state Capitol.

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Ryland Barton is the Capitol bureau chief for Kentucky Public Radio.