As U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell presented a revised health care bill Monday in search of enough votes to replace the Affordable Care Act, about 75 people held a protest in Kentucky’s Capitol Rotunda against the latest plan.
Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) released the Senate Republican health care bill details on Thursday. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) also spoke on the Senate floor stating the bill is not as great as it seems.
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Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission chairman George Troutman said on Wednesday, July 21, 2017, that the panel will appeal a federal judge's ruling that would let lobbyists give gifts and campaign donations to the lawmakers they're trying to influence.
Rev. Alan Hoyle, a spokesman for a group of Amish people from Bath Co., defends Amish salve maker Samuel A Girod, who faces federal prison time for selling improperly labeled salve on June 20, 2017, in Frankfort, Ky. Hoyle is not a member of the Amish faith.
Mark Nickolas, who ran a controversial political blog called BluegrassReport.org in Kentucky a decade ago, explains why he is returning to Kentucky politics as the campaign manager for Amy McGrath, a Democrat who is expected to soon announce her run for Central Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.
Dan Canon, a Louisville attorney who represents several people suing to overturn Kentucky's ban on medical marijuana, says the Kentucky Constitution guarantees a right to privacy and to be free of arbitrary police powers.
Amy Stalker says she had more control over her own health when she lived in Colorado, where marijuana can be legally prescribed as medicine. Stalker now lives in Kentucky, where medical use of marijuana is banned.
Attorney General Andy Beshear on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, lambasted a federal judge's ruling that overturns portions of Kentucky's legislative ethics law, allowing lawmakers to accept gifts and campaign contributions from lobbyists.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, that he's giving Gov. Matt Bevin seven days to rescind an order that reorganized several education boards last week. If Bevin refuses, Beshear said he will sue the governor to overturn Bevin's order.
"Almost all were there, I think, because they genuinely want to be part of a solution," Gov. Matt Bevin said of a meeting he held in Louisville to call for prayer groups to help combat gun violence in Louisville on June 1, 2017.
VanToya Johnson, who lives in west Louisville, loudly shouted out “hypocrite” to Gov. Matt Bevin as she left a meeting called by Bevin to discuss gun violence on June 1, 2017. “He was up there running off his mouth and he didn’t give nobody a question or voice their opinion about what to do. I’m sick and tired of this killing,” she said.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin attributes record-breaking business investment in the state to a new law that prohibits unions from requiring employees to pay dues in a unionized workplace. While speaking at the Capitol on May 26, 2017, he derides a lawsuit filed this week that challenges the constitutionality of the law.