GOP tax bill

Josh James / WUKY

The axiom that "politics makes strange bedfellows" held true in Frankfort Friday, with the GOP-led Kentucky General Assembly walking back sweeping vetoes of the entire two-year state budget and tax bill by a Republican governor and Democrats in rare alignment with their chief political foe.

AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Kentucky’s senior senator is hailing the GOP's massive tax bill as a ticket to economic growth that delivers desperately-needed tax relief to middle class families, but detractors count the lawmaker’s home state among the biggest losers if the bill becomes law.