2018 Legislative Session

LRC Public Information

An eight-year veteran of the Kentucky House is withdrawing her re-election bid, citing a “vicious” turn in Kentucky politics.

Associated Press

The Kentucky House of Representatives has walked back a controversial rule change that created a special legislative panel to investigate former Speaker Jeff Hoover.

Legislative Research Commission

A Kentucky House panel has approved proposed constitutional amendments that would expand legislative authority over regulations and change the timing of elections for statewide offices.

Will Speaker Hoover's Fate Keep Sucking All The Air Out Of The Capitol?

Jan 8, 2018
AP File Photo

Lawmakers head into their first full week of the 2018 Legislative Session.  Will the status and fate of Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover dominate the proceedings again this week?  We posed that question to Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Frankfort-based Kentucky Gazette.

Josh James / WUKY

The introduction of new House rules for the 2018 legislative session evolved into a debate over who should control the gavel in the chamber.