With the Senate already weighing in on heroin with their first bill this session, Monday was the House’s turn to lay out their plan to combat the growing epidemic. While the two bills share much in common, there are a number of key differences.
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill aimed at allowing charter schools to open on a limited basis in the state's two most populous counties. The proposed pilot program would allow up to five charter schools in both Jefferson and Fayette counties over a five-year period. The bill passed 23-12 Friday.
One of downtown Lexington’s history properties now has boards in the windows. Declining conditions at 115 West Main Street, the former home to Bellini’s restaurant, prompted emergency action by the city.