Josh James / WUKY

While congressional Republicans and Democrats tangle over funding for the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, a new conversation on immigration is starting in the Kentucky General Assembly. 

Josh James / WUKY

It may not be a budget year in Frankfort, but the General Assembly has made an exception for the University of Kentucky’s new proposed medical research center. Tuesday, the Senate signed off on $132.5 million in bonding for the project, leaving UK to match that amount.

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Craft brewers in Kentucky are cheering a Senate committee decision to move House Speaker Greg Stumbo’s “beer bill” to the full chamber. The measure would take the world’s largest brewer out of the distributing business in the Bluegrass.

Electricity Back On For Lexington's City Hall

14 hours ago

It should be business as usual tomorrow at the Government Center in downtown Lexington. 

Metro Louisville officials have sent letters to some homeowners that rent space to travelers through online home-sharing sites telling them to stop the practice immediately or they risk being fined.

Lawmakers Agree On Dating Abuse Bill

15 hours ago

Kentucky appears ready to become the last state in the country to offer victims of abusive dating relationships some sort of civil protections.

AT&T Bill On The Way To Beshear

16 hours ago

Kentucky could join at least two dozen other states in deregulating its landline telephone services, the beginning of the end for the more than 100-year-old technology that is being pushed out by cellphones and high-speed Internet access.

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The sponsor of statewide smoke-free legislation in the Kentucky Senate says the bill is likely dead for this session.

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A Kentucky lawmaker says the state’s managed care organizations are shortchanging health care providers and driving hospitals out of business in the process. Sen. Ralph Alvarado wants more guarantees for providers when it comes to payments.

Rachel Alexander-Blue Grass Trust

A long vacant building in downtown Lexington has landed on an annual list of endangered properties.