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Lengthy discussion preceded Senate Bill 274 vote late Tuesday evening

A bill that would allow Corbin to annex into portions of southern Laurel County where it has infrastructure was approved late Tuesday evening by the Kentucky House of Representatives by a vote of 62-25, and will be headed to Gov. Andy Beshear for his signature. 82nd Rep. Regina...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021

Breaking News: Kentucky House of Representatives approves Corbin annexation bill late Tuesday night

A bill that will allow Corbin to annex into Laurel County was approved by the Kentucky House of Representatives late Tuesday evening. Senate Bill 274, which was previously approved by the Kentucky Senate, was approved shortly before midnight by a vote of 62 – 25. The bill will...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021

Legislators propose fix for historical racing issue

The state legislature is poised to take action to address the recent Kentucky Supreme Court decision that shut down historical racing across the state. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not...

New laws go into effect July 15

Most new laws approved during this year’s regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly will go into effect on Wednesday, July 15. That means voters will be asked to show a photo ID at the polls, veterinarians will be allowed to make a report to authorities if they find an...
Posted On 13 Jul 2020
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This Week at the State Capitol

(Editor’s note: Story by Legislative Research Commission (LRC) Public Information) FRANKFORT – Thirteen days passed between the time that the Kentucky House of Representatives approved a proposed state budget on March 6 and the day the state Senate passed its preferred...
Posted On 21 Mar 2020
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Rep. Regina Huff previews upcoming session of Kentucky General Assembly

State Representative Regina Huff, R-Williamsburg, and other members of the Kentucky state legislature opened the 2020 session Tuesday in Frankfort. Huff, whose district includes Whitley and southern Laurel County, said with the Republicans holding supermajorities in both...