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Hopkinsville currently has a committee that is considering a move to nonpartisan local elections.
By WKMS
The virtual forum will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Adam Smith, a Hopkinsville police captain, is running for jailer as a Republican.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Republicans who control the legislature, and a few Democratic lawmakers, have said they trust local school officials to make the right decisions, but Beshear countered that school districts across the country have not done that.
By Kentucky Health News
Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear quickly line-item-vetoed the bill, and the Republican controlled legislature over-rode the veto about as quickly.
By Kentucky Health News
Democrats in both chambers said some districts wouldn't impose mask mandates, raising the threat of the coronavirus not only in schools but the general population, leading to more deaths from COVID-19.
By Kentucky Health News
Legislators are considering a controversial resolution that would require the state to recognize a positive COVID antibody test as the same as a COVID vaccination, even though people who naturally recover from the virus are more than twice as likely to contract it again compared to people who get vaccinated.
By WKMS
The Beshear administration will have the ability to decide how much and what to spend the funds on.
By WKMS
McConnell, during a visit with the Rotary Club of Paducah, said he’s spoken with leaders of the state general assembly, and believes it’s wise to put the decision of school mask mandates in the hands of school boards and those more directly educating students.
By WKMS
Up to 1,000 city residents can receive $100 each if they get a COVID-19 vaccination between Sept. 13 and Oct. 31.
By Jennifer P. Brown
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