Legislative Research Commission

Report Details LRC Management Problems

A performance audit of the Legislative Research Commission has blamed poor staff morale on outdated management practices, a lack of communication and decision-making that isn't transparent.
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This weekend, University of Kentucky student musicians will sync a live, real time performance of the 2001: A Space Odyssey soundtrack with the 1968 Stanley Kubrick classic at the Singletary Center.

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A federal jury has convicted a Clay County man of illegally distributing prescription drugs that resulted in the death of a user. And while the verdict is not unusual, the case does mark a first for the eastern District of Kentucky.

Report Details LRC Management Problems

11 hours ago
Legislative Research Commission

A performance audit of the Legislative Research Commission has blamed poor staff morale on outdated management practices, a lack of communication and decision-making that isn't transparent.

Lawmaker Says Attorney To Withdraw Motion In DUI Case

16 hours ago
Legislative Research Commission

A state senator says he has told his attorney to withdraw a motion that seeks to have his DUI charge dismissed because the state constitution bans lawmakers from being arrested while the legislature is in session.  Republican state Sen. Brandon Smith of Hazard was arrested and charged with DUI on Jan. 6, the first day of the 2015 legislative session.

Kentucky Humanities Council

Characters from Kentucky history will come to life during a series of "Fireside Chats" at Fort Boonesborough State Park next month.

Tea Partier Matt Bevin Files To Run For Governor

Jan 27, 2015
Matt Bevin For Governor

Former U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin has filed to run in the Republican primary for Kentucky governor.  Bevin, a Louisville businessman, said in a statement Tuesday that his running mate, Jenean Hampton, would be the first black female lieutenant governor in Kentucky history.

A coalition of groups and individuals concerned about the effect fracking could have in Kentucky is gathering Tuesday night in Berea.

Investments Being Made In Kentucky's Promise Zone

Jan 27, 2015
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Officials say an initiative to improve the economy in southeastern Kentucky has seen successes during its first year.

A former county official in Kentucky has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for raking in more than $100,000 in a kickback scheme that continued after his Appalachian county was hit by a tornado.

Nunn's Request To Have Guilty Plea Withdrawn Is Rejected

Jan 26, 2015

Former state lawmaker Steve Nunn has lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in the 2009 shooting death of his ex-fiancee.  The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Fayette County Circuit Judge Pamela Goodwine rejected Nunn's motion to withdraw the plea. An order filed in the circuit clerk's office Monday shows she also denied his motion to vacate the sentence.

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