March 16, 2011 - 11:03am
Local news for March 16, 2011
"In 2006, state Rep. John Will Stacy, D-West Liberty, helped authorize $13 million in the state budget to build a new Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead. In 2008, local construction company Packs’ Inc. was assigned to manage the project, in partnership with Alliance Corp. of Glasgow. Also in...
February 7, 2011 - 10:13am
Local news for Feb. 7, 2011
"A House bill filed this week would address a blind spot in federal background checks that allows mentally ill Kentuckians to buy guns. Rep. Bob Damron, D-Nicholasville, wants state courts to notify the Kentucky State Police when they commit people to a mental institution or otherwise find them...
January 7, 2011 - 11:14am
Local news for Jan. 7, 2010
"An immigration enforcement bill that would make it a state crime for an illegal immigrant to set foot in Kentucky cleared a Senate panel Thursday, and the full Senate might approve the measure as early as Friday." [Bluegrass Politics]"A pregnant woman would be required to have a face-to-face...
May 27, 2010 - 10:25am
A summary of local news for May 27, 2010
"The state House passed a two-year $17.1 billion budget Wednesday that included cuts to most state agencies, no new taxes and no raises for state workers. The House voted 94-4 to pass the measure. The budget now heads to the Senate, where leaders hope to pass it by Friday when legislators...
May 25, 2010 - 9:49am
A summary of local news for May 25, 2010
"House and Senate leaders pledged Monday to leave Frankfort by week’s end with a state budget for the next two fiscal years, but the fate of a new road-building plan remains uncertain." [Bluegrass Politics] "Kentucky's bourbon-makers are opposing a U.S.