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5:41 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Senate Poised To Finish Redistricting By Friday

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A fast-tracked proposal to redraw boundary lines around Kentucky legislative districts arrived in the Senate on Wednesday, just hours after it breezed through the House with broad bipartisan support.

Republican Senate President Robert Stivers said he expects final passage of the measure on Friday, bringing an end to a special session that's costing taxpayers more than $60,000 a day.

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2:59 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Frankfort Lawmakers Optimistic At The Outset Of Special Session On Redistricting

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With federal judges poised to take over state legislative redistricting should the General Assembly fail, Democratic and Republican lawmakers are expressing optimism that a deal will be reached by the end of the special legislative session in Frankfort this week.

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10:03 am
Wed March 6, 2013

GOP Lawmakers Would Run Against Each Other Under Redistricting Plan

Kentucky's state House districts under a newly proposed plan

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A Kentucky redistricting plan would pit Republican against Republican in the next election cycle.

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4:26 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Gov. Beshear Urges Lawmakers To Wait On Redistricting

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Hoping to head off a time-consuming debate, Gov. Steve Beshear urged lawmakers on Wednesday to wait until later this year to consider legislation to redraw legislative districts.

The second-term Democrat sent a letter to Senate President Robert Stivers and House Speaker Greg Stumbo asking them to hold off on the politically divisive issue so that more time can be devoted to reforming the state's pension program for government retirees and for reforming the state's tax code.

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1:37 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

State to Pay $19,000 for Unsuccessful Defense of Redistricting

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Senate President David Williams and House Speaker Greg Stumbo have authorized the payment of $19,000 in public funds to cover the legal fees associated with defending the state’s redistricting plan in court.

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