Kentucky General Assembly http://wuky.org en Democrat Reggie Thomas Wins 13th District State Senate Special Election http://wuky.org/post/democrat-reggie-thomas-wins-13th-district-state-senate-special-election <p class="ap-story-p">Democrat Reggie Thomas has won election to the state Senate from Lexington's 13th District. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:37:12 +0000 Associated Press 41726 at http://wuky.org Democrat Reggie Thomas Wins 13th District State Senate Special Election Lawmakers To Receive Sexual Harassment Training http://wuky.org/post/lawmakers-receive-sexual-harassment-training <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- House lawmakers would have to undergo annual sexual harassment sensitivity training under a resolution approved Thursday, after three legislative staffers filed sexual harassment complaints with the Legislative Ethics Commission.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 23:02:54 +0000 Associated Press 36458 at http://wuky.org Lawmakers To Receive Sexual Harassment Training State Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Harrassment http://wuky.org/post/state-lawmaker-accused-sexual-harrassment <p>LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Two Kentucky statehouse employees have filed ethics complaints against a House lawmaker, alleging a pattern of sexual harassment and assault.</p><p></p><p>In separate complaints, Cassaundra Cooper and Yolanda Costner allege that Rep. John Arnold inappropriately touched them and made lewd and vulgar comments in numerous incidents over several years.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The complaints, filed Friday, were obtained by WFPL and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:17:28 +0000 WFPL Radio & WUKY Staff 36373 at http://wuky.org State Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Harrassment Special Redistricting Session Starts Today http://wuky.org/post/special-redistricting-session-starts-today <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">FRANKFORT, Ky. — Lawmakers are scheduled to convene Monday for a special legislative session to redraw boundaries around House and Senate districts.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Expected to last a week, the session is set to begin at noon EDT.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">With federal judges watching over their shoulders, lawmakers have put together redistricting proposals that don't include any overt attempts at political one-upmanship.</span></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:24:14 +0000 Associated Press 36236 at http://wuky.org Special Redistricting Session Starts Today Senate Republican Plan Pits No Incumbents Against Each Other http://wuky.org/post/senate-republican-plan-pits-no-incumbents-against-each-other <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">FRANKFORT, Ky. — Republican Senate President Robert Stivers has unveiled a legislative redistricting plan for members of his chamber that would pit no incumbents against each other in upcoming elections.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Stivers said Thursday he expects overwhelming support for the proposal when it's voted on during a special legislative session next week.</span></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:26:25 +0000 Associated Press 36105 at http://wuky.org Senate Republican Plan Pits No Incumbents Against Each Other Governor Prepared for Special Session http://wuky.org/post/governor-prepared-special-session <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - State lawmakers return to Frankfort Tuesday for the start of the 2013 legislative session, and Governor Steve Beshear is already predicting the need to go past the 30 days scheduled for work. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 01:59:41 +0000 Brenna Angel 25656 at http://wuky.org Governor Prepared for Special Session