government shutdown

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and challenger Matt Bevin recently received dueling endorsements from conservative heavyweights.

The Senate funding deal brokered to end the government shutdown included what some pundits are calling a “Kentucky Kickback.”

As the government shutdown enters its third week, UK  is covering some federal expenditures on research programs with institutional dollars.

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Frustration over the government shutdown is becoming more visible in Lexington as groups mobilize to protest the lack of progress in Washington.

University of Kentucky president Eli Capilouto says the ongoing shutdown in Washington is threatening the key driving force of research at UK.

Saving Stories Tackles Politics And Compromise With Wendell Ford

Oct 3, 2013
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this edition of Saving Stories hear how former Kentucky U-S Senator Wendell Ford navigated the choppy waters of Capitol Hill.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto discusses the impact of the ongoing budget battles in Washington on research at the University of Kentucky.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky officials are reviewing the possible impacts of a government shutdown.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The looming shutdown of the federal government is providing fodder the 2014 Senate race.