Kentucky Lawmakers Criticize Benefind Contract

Jul 15, 2016

The launch of a state public benefit system has drawn criticism from a bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers.

LRC Public Information

Kentucky’s first Hispanic member of the General Assembly has been tapped for a primetime speaking spot at the Republican National Convention next week.

Associated Press

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will attend and speak at next week's Republican National Convention but his colleague apparently will not.  U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he's skipping the event.

Josh James / WUKY

Friday House Bill 40 goes into effect in Kentucky, meaning many former felons in will have a chance to expunge certain Class D felony convictions from their records. But officials with the Administrative Office of the Courts are asking for patience as the new system launches.

Samantha Lederman

There’s one more place in the downtown area to beat the heat.  A brand new splash pad has been installed near Thoroughbred Park across the street from the Herald Leader building. 

Samantha Lederman

When the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team competes next month in Rio, a husband and wife couple here in Central Kentucky will have played a significant part in their journey.  Samantha Lederman has their story.

Associated Press

University of Louisville President James Ramsey has failed to immediately follow through on his pledge to offer his resignation to the school's new governing board.

Bevin Says He Did Not Order Education Center Name Change

Jul 14, 2016
Josh James

Kentucky's Republican governor says he did not order officials to remove the name of former first lady Jane Beshear from the Capitol Education Center.

Court Grants Clerk Kim Davis Request To Drop Appeal

Jul 13, 2016
Associated Press

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed appeals from a county clerk in Kentucky who went to jail for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Plan To Protect Pollinators To Be Reviewed At Meeting

Jul 13, 2016
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is planning a second public forum on the state's plan to protect pollinators such as honey bees.