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According to a 2020 poll by the Foundation For A Healthy Kentucky, 59% of Kentuckians support legalizing cannabis for adults and 90% support legalizing it for medical use.
Kentucky lawmaker proposes decriminalizing cannabis possession, use
The public will have about a week to see the maps — which have been drawn behind closed doors — before lawmakers expect to adopt them.
Ky. lawmakers plan to quickly pass redistricting maps
Kentucky tourism has slowly recovered, but industry advocates want a jump start of federal relief money to help market the state.
Kentucky tourism asks for $75 million to recover from pandemic
This is the third national effort Cameron has joined seeking to block federal vaccine mandates in recent weeks.
AG Cameron joins lawsuit against national vaccine mandate for health care workers
Sen. Whitney Westerfield, a Republican from Crofton and chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he was “stupefied” that police can’t get search warrants for some DUI cases.
Lawmaker wants to make it easier for police to draw blood in Kentucky DUI cases
Alison Lundergan Grimes, a onetime Democratic rising star and subject of a ProPublica series, is accused of using state resources for her political advantage.
Alison Lundergan Grimes
Like much of the nation, Kentucky’s unemployment insurance system couldn't handle the record number of claims early on in the pandemic. The backend of the system dates back to the 1970s.
Beshear proposes merging cabinets amid unemployment system woes
The university has been under state oversight since its former president, M. Christopher Brown, resigned amid growing concerns about KSU’s financial health and several lawsuits accusing officials of misconduct.
Kentucky State University tries to dig out of financial mess
At least 29 states have passed "name, image, likeness" policy. Pressure is increasing for Congress to pass national legislation to prevent a patchwork of different policies across the country.
Universities want to see how Ky. student athletes profit from their fame
Candidates — including incumbent lawmakers seeking re-election — won’t know what their districts look like unless new maps are passed into law within the first four days of next year’s legislative session.
Lawmakers are drawing Ky. legislative maps behind closed doors
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