By Joe Sonka | Posted on December 13, 2018
The Supreme Court of Kentucky issued a unanimous decision on Thursday upholding a Franklin Circuit Court ruling declaring the controversial public pension bill passed by the General Assembly this year as unconstitutional and void. Just as Judge Phillip Shepherd had ruled earlier this year,...
By Darla Carter | Posted on December 3, 2018
Some advocates for organ donation worry that extending the driver's license cycle to eight years in Kentucky will diminish the number of people signing up for organ donation.
By Joe Sonka | Posted on November 30, 2018
Sen. Joe Bowen said it would likely require new legislation to force public pension plans to post unredacted copies of their investment manager contracts.
By Jonathan Meador | Posted on November 29, 2018
Kentucky State Sen. Gerald Neal has pre-filed a bill for the 2019 legislative session that would rewrite Kentucky's hate crime statutes in part to include criminal penalties.
By Kentucky Press News Service | Posted on November 21, 2018
By Maytal Levi, Fox19 For The Kentucky Enquirer A bill in the Kentucky’s Senate would allow employers to discriminate against cigarette smokers. Even if you smoke off the clock, employers could choose not to hire you just because you’re a tobacco user. The measure was pre-filed...
By Joe Sonka | Posted on November 15, 2018
This post has been updated with union comment. The Kentucky Supreme Court Thursday issued opinions striking down the law creating medical review panels for medical malpractice lawsuits in the state and upholding the so-called “right-to-work” law that prohibits requiring employees to pay union dues....
By Joe Sonka | Posted on November 12, 2018
KRS trustee Neil Ramsey was just re-elected to the Anchorage City Council, but a 2013 legal opinion calls into question whether he can serve in both roles.
By Kentucky Press News Service | Posted on November 8, 2018
“I feel strongly that Amy McGrath should get back on the horse and run for governor,” said her campaign manager.
By Olivia Krauth | Posted on November 7, 2018
This article has been updated. In a statement win in what has been called the “year of the educator,” teacher Tina Bojanowski unseated Republican representative incumbent Phil Moffett, who many public education supporters considered a top target after this year’s legislative session. In a...
By Joe Sonka | Posted on November 7, 2018
Louisville Democrats performed well on Tuesday, with Fischer and Yarmuth cruising to blowout victories and the party adding to its Metro Council majority.