- Senate leaders ask for special session Updated: Apr-16-14 5:53 pm
- Ky. lawmakers finish work highlighted by budget Updated: Apr-16-14 2:24 pm
- Lawmakers fail to approve bonding for Rupp project Updated: Apr-16-14 12:57 am
- Lawmakers toughen accountability for districts Updated: Apr-15-14 11:01 pm
- Lawmakers OK expanding coalfield scholarship bill Updated: Apr-15-14 10:52 pm
- Road-spending plan passes Kentucky legislature Updated: Apr-15-14 8:55 pm
- Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter Updated: Apr-15-14 1:57 pm
- Gov. clears way for broader projects at colleges Updated: Apr-11-14 8:52 pm
- NRA endorses McConnell in Kentucky GOP primary Updated: Apr-11-14 4:50 pm
- Beshear signs cannabis oil bill Updated: Apr-10-14 6:20 pm
- Kentucky budget surplus less likely Updated: Apr-10-14 2:19 pm
- Women give Grimes blessing to keep donation Updated: Apr-10-14 12:02 pm
- Beshear announces automotive industry trade group Updated: Apr-07-14 5:11 pm
- Kentucky reports rise in heroin use Updated: Apr-05-14 4:56 pm
- Ky. Senate hopeful Bevin spoke at cockfight rally Updated: Apr-04-14 2:50 pm
- Ky. Lawmakers vote to offer bourbon tax credit Updated: Apr-03-14 5:23 pm
- Teachers get automatic raises in state budget Updated: Apr-01-14 4:25 pm
- Kentucky Budget bill goes to governor's desk Updated: Mar-31-14 10:36 pm
- Kentucky gas tax will not increase Updated: Mar-31-14 7:37 pm
- Kentucky legislature finishing work for 2014 Updated: Mar-31-14 6:47 pm
- Kentucky passes bill allowing teens to referee Updated: Mar-31-14 3:43 pm
- Kentucky bans e-cigarette sales to minors Updated: Mar-31-14 3:16 pm
- In Kentucky, redistricting changes little Updated: Mar-31-14 2:04 am
- Kentucky lawmakers reach budget agreement Updated: Mar-30-14 2:59 pm
- Bill takes aim at animal-rights videos at farms Updated: Mar-28-14 6:11 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The support of the governor, attorney general and leaders of both parties in the state legislature was not enough to pass a bill strengthening sentences for serious heroin dealers and expanding the state's substance abuse treatment programs.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky lawmakers boosted state funding for schools, revamped the juvenile justice system to lock up fewer kids and legalized a medicinal oil derived from marijuana to ease the suffering of children stricken with seizures.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The clock finally ran out on a proposal to insert state-supported bonding into the financing packaging to renovate Rupp Arena.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A bill aimed at strengthening accountability standards for Kentucky's school districts has won final approval from state lawmakers.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Lawmakers have given final passage to a bill expanding a scholarship program for students in Kentucky's struggling coal regions.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky House and Senate lawmakers agreed Tuesday to a $4.1 billion road-spending plan on the Legislature's final day, avoiding an expensive special session.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Gov. Steve Beshear said Friday that he vetoed language in the state budget bill that threatened to scale back an ambitious round of construction projects at community and technical college campuses in Kentucky.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell now has an endorsement to go with his gun.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky farmers can grow hemp, and now Kentucky doctors can use it for medicine.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's general fund tax revenues increased 2.4 percent in March - enough to ward off a deficit but not enough to promise a surplus.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Two women at the center of a sexual harassment scandal told U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes to keep a $250 campaign donation from a former Democratic lawmaker accused of sexually harassing the two women at the state Capitol.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Gov. Steve Beshear said Monday he wants Kentucky to be as synonymous with the auto industry as Detroit.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Some states, including Kentucky, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative. A look at what's happening in Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin spoke at a rally in Kentucky meant to build support for legal cockfighting.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky has more barrels of bourbon than it does people - and soon those barrels could be aging tax free.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's roughly 100,000 teachers and administrative staff will get an automatic pay raise in each of the next two years.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky General Assembly approved a $20.3 billion biennial spending plan Monday that authorizes $20.3 billion in spending for education, Medicaid, pensions, and other state government services while cutting spending in many state agencies by 5 percent through fiscal 2016.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky drivers will not pay more at the pump this summer as House Democrats dropped their support for an increase in the state gas tax.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky General Assembly on Monday banned electronic cigarette sales to minors and approved the state's first use of a medicinal marijuana product, among other measures, on the legislature's last day before the upcoming veto session.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Teenagers under 14 can referee youth sports leagues under a bill that passed the Kentucky General Assembly on Monday.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Anyone younger than 18 would be barred from buying electronic cigarettes in Kentucky under a bill the state Legislature has approved.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Despite a contentious lawsuit and dramatic regional population shifts, Kentucky's 2013 congressional and legislative redistricting processes have resulted in political stasis.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky lawmakers emerged from a closed-door budget committee meeting lasting nearly 14 hours in the state Capitol building to announce their agreement on the state's budget.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky Senate voted Friday to punish animal-rights activists with jail and fines for secretly filming farm operations, attaching the proposal to legislation meant to prevent animal shelters from using gas chambers as a form of euthanasia.