By Kentucky Press News Service | Posted on December 12, 2018
By Lesley ClarkFor the Lexington Herald Leader The GOP-controlled Senate will vote on a sweeping bill to overhaul the nation’s criminal justice system before the end of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, said Tuesday. He said recent changes to the bill,...
By Joe Sonka | Posted on November 6, 2018
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Congressman John Yarmuth both won their re-election campaigns by wide margins on Tuesday, as the Democratic incumbents were able to win over 60 percent of the vote. Democrats also preformed well in other races in Jefferson County, defeating two...
By Jonathan Meador | Posted on October 30, 2018
A review of Louisville Metro Police Department data shows that the city's homicide clearance rates hovered around the national average in recent years.
By Joe Sonka | Posted on October 22, 2018
The U.S. Department of Treasury on Friday released its first round of rules and guidance on the federal Opportunity Zones program, which was created in the tax cut bill passed by Congress last year and uses large capital gains tax breaks to incentivize investment...
By Joe Sonka | Posted on October 19, 2018
The national labor trafficking conference will bring in professionals from around the country who tackle the problem, often overshadowed by sex trafficking.
By Joe Sonka | Posted on October 18, 2018
Yarmuth and Glisson showed major policy differences on the Affordable Care Act, Kentucky's Medicaid wavier and "Medicare for All."
By Olivia Krauth | Posted on September 24, 2018
When CIA Director Gina Haspel returned to her alma mater, the University of Louisville, Monday to speak as a part of the McConnell Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series, the talk and a Q-and-A were steered toward light-hearted topics and avoided more controversial subjects, such as her work as...
By Joe Sonka | Posted on September 17, 2018
Haspel, a UofL graduate and the first female director of the CIA, will deliver remarks about her career in the CIA and national security.
By Kentucky Press News Service | Posted on September 17, 2018
Members of the Kentucky National Guard and state public health nurses are helping with Tropical Storm Florence evacuation and rescue efforts.
By Joe Sonka | Posted on August 23, 2018
Just a day after celebrating new jobs in Kentucky’s aluminum industry being created by tariffs enacted by the Trump administration, Gov. Matt Bevin faced questions about the negative effects of those new tariffs on Thursday morning at the annual Kentucky Farm Bureau ham breakfast...