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Kentucky has been locked in a similar battle with Sunrise Children’s Services, a Baptist organization that has so far refused to renew its contract because of a clause that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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The Kentucky Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday over the legislature’s attempt to limit Gov. Andy Beshear’s emergency powers, a day before the governor scheduled coronavirus restrictions are set to expire.
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As courts return to full, in-person proceedings, Chief Justice John Minton, Jr., says the judicial system should retain lessons learned from the pandemic.
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The hearing comes a day before most of the governor’s coronavirus-related restrictions are scheduled to end, but it could still determine how states of emergency are handled in the future and how much power the legislative branch has to tweak the executive branch.
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Beshear has said the state will continue to participate in the program, despite escalating claims from businesses and Republicans that the benefit is causing a worker shortage.
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Kentucky’s five Republican constitutional officers urged Beshear’s health cabinet to reinstate the contract Sunrise Children's Service, which refused to sign a new contract because of a clause that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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The Fitch Ratings agency says Kentucky will likely still have challenges going forward, including slow economic growth and massive pension obligations crowding out state spending.
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Quarles, a Republican, is in his second term as agriculture commissioner and has been one of Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s chief critics throughout the pandemic.
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Biden has proposed paying for the package, in part, by increasing the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%. The rate was lowered from 35% to 21% in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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Mitch McConnell
Kentucky’s population increased only slightly since 2010—from about 4.4 million to 4.5 million people.
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