Four vehicles sold by a state agency at an “employees only” sale in 2014 fetched prices that are 70 percent or more below their current value, according to Transportation Cabinet records. The sale of those vehicles by the Administrative Office of the Courts is under investigation by Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office, the AOC acknowledged last week. One employee has been placed on leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
The project to build a high-speed internet network across Kentucky has hit some delays and won’t be done nearly as soon as officials first announced, but it’s coming. Officials with the state agency overseeing the project, the Kentucky Network Communications Authority, said at a meeting Thursday that progress continues on the KentuckyWired initiative.
Greater emphasis on energy efficiency and on producing electricity from renewable sources would create thousands of jobs in Kentucky, reduce electricity bills and and help improve the health of residents by cutting pollution, according to a report by a social-justice organization.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Unfortunately for Kentucky children, reports of abuse and neglect have increased dramatically in recent years, in part because of rampant drug abuse. These numbers illustrate the problem.
The crowd reacted with boos while waving "disagree" signs as US Rep Andy Barr, R-Lexington, mentioned the American Health Care Act during a town hall meeting at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky., Monday, April 24, 2017.
Nearly 100 days into his administration, President Donald Trump has cut the budgets of science agencies and has yet to nominate a science adviser or fill top science posts. Does he see a place for science in the White House?
Gov. Eric Holcomb will sign several sharply contested bills, including measures to increase parental abortion notification rights, permit the use of marijuana-derived medicine and allow Statehouse employees to carry guns.