On Thursday morning, a Senate committee gave first approval to a bill that would allow law enforcement officers to seek a search warrant for a blood test in all DUI investigations.
Employees on the front lines of helping the sick or victims of sexual assault in Kentucky would be exempted from a high-profile immigration bill under changes its lead sponsor is making.
A bill pending in the Kentucky Senate would give police new powers to stop people on the street and demand that they identify themselves and explain their actions, drawing criticism from civil rights lawyers who say that would be an unconstitutional device likely used against minority groups.
Legislation outlawing the sale or possession of tobacco products to anyone under age 21 is moving in the Kentucky legislature. The measure, which includes tobacco, alternative nicotine, and vapor products, came out of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee Wednesday. Legislation outlawing the sale or possession of tobacco products to anyone under age 21 is moving in the Kentucky legislature. The measure, which includes tobacco, alternative nicotine, and vapor products, came out of the Sena
As Jefferson County Public Schools prepares to create a new school safety force, the district is debating whether the officers should be armed.
A bill designating shelter pets as the official state pet of Kentucky passed out of committee Thursday.
A woman who donated an organ to a complete stranger, then mounted a campaign to give paid leave to people who do likewise, told her story Thursday and moved a legislative committee that approved a bill giving the benefit to state employees.
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The leader of the Kentucky Senate expects pardon related legislation to pass during the current General Assembly session. Former Governor Matt Bevin is facing increasing criticism for issuing an unusually high number of pardons as he was leaving office. Senate President Robert Stivers envisions a pardon commission to review such requests before they would go to the governor.
Pharmacist and State Representative Danny Bentley testified for his resolution to call for the feds to research Medical Marijuana.
A new proposed law is looking to change the way Bible literacy classes are taught in Kentucky public schools.
If the proposed constitutional amendment clears the legislature, it would go on the November ballot for Kentucky voters to decide.
Citing lower costs and the digital age, Republican State Rep. Jerry Miller has introduced legislation to remove paid public notices from newspapers and instead post them for free on local government websites.
A bill permitting sports betting in Kentucky easily sailed through committee Wednesday in a unanimous vote could bode well for the measure's future.
Retired librarian Kaye Peterson sometimes has to dip into her savings to help pay for her insulin and other prescriptions stemming from her long battle with diabetes.
A legislative committee has unanimously approved a bill that would legalize sports betting in Kentucky, sending it to be considered by the state House of Representatives.
A bill to criminalize the practice of female genital mutilation in Kentucky unanimously passed out of a Senate Committee Wednesday. Advocates says this law could protect hundreds of girls in Kentucky.
A bill in the Kentucky legislature this year takes aim at dairy alternatives like almond and oat milk. What does it stand to accomplish?
A group of Kentucky lawmakers wants to remove days honoring Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis from the state's official list of public holidays.
For the fourth time in more than 20 years, a Republican lawmaker is proposing to amend the Kentucky Constitution to make clear the state's citizens have no right to an abortion.
Twice a week for four years when he was in high school, gay student Zach Meiners underwent "conversion therapy," a practice that attempts to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Legislation to promote cures for serious diseases was the topic of a press conference on Tuesday.
Republican Mike Nemes defeated Democrat Andrew Bailey in Tuesday night's special election to fill a Senate seat left vacant by Dan Seum, who retired in November.