The Kenton County police department's video of an officer's collision with a deer has generated national and international notice. The department posted the video on Facebook and emphasized how the officer involved was able to maintain control of the police car because he "applied his brakes and steered away from the deer in a controlled manner." The officer wasn't injured and damage to the car was minimal considering the impact. The deer also appeared unharmed.
Disability advocates staged a “die in” protest outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on June 22. The protest is in response to the Senate Republicans health care plan, which includes proposed cuts to Medicaid. Police arrested demonstrators including a some in wheelchairs.
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.