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KY News Service

Backlash from solar users and advocates has slowed a proposal in the Kentucky Senate to change the rules on net metering - the way utilities and consumers with rooftop solar trade energy.

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A charter school bill backed by Gov. Matt Bevin cleared one half of the legislature Friday, but not without sparking an animated floor debate in the House.

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A charter school bill is back on track in the Kentucky General Assembly, according to its sponsor. Earlier indications this week suggested the measure had hit roadblocks.

Kentucky Youth Advocates

Kentucky children could be placed with close family friends after being removed from their homes under a bill that has won final legislative approval.

Bill Proposes Golf Cart Deliveries

Mar 2, 2017
LRC Public Information

Golf carts could become part of a package-delivery company's fleet if a bill advancing in the Kentucky legislature becomes law. House Bill 404 was passed by the state House on a 61-36 vote after a long debate Wednesday. The proposal now goes to the Senate.

A partnership in Kentucky has been selected to receive $1.9 million as part of an effort to end youth homelessness.

Associated Press

As Republicans in Congress prepare to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, Kentucky's current governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law's legacy -- and both sides claim the state as a case study of the law's impact.

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A bill solar energy advocates worry could dampen enthusiasm for the alternative power source and discourage future adopters in Kentucky is likely dead for the 2017 legislative session.

Blue Grass Community Foundation

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will be on hand at Keeneland tonight to help rally and encourage people in our area who have signed up to host community-wide conversations as part of the upcoming On The Table event.

Associated Press

Another measure designed to bring Kentucky into compliance with the post-9/11 federal REAL ID Act won the stamp of approval in committee Tuesday, but some House Republicans want assurances from the governor that he won't veto the measure.