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Already facing a clogged calendar, late this week the House found itself dealing with the specter of a controversial addition a bill regarding local control of oil and gas operations that was certain to add to the marathon sessions currently underway.
Gov. Steve Beshear issued line-item vetoes Friday on two bills approved last week in the final two days of the 2014 General Assembly, including one dealing with the proposed renovation of Rupp Arena. House Bill 301 would have required Lexington to
Less than 24 hours after the University of Kentucky men's basketball team beat cross-state rival Louisville to advance to the Sweet 16, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray asked state lawmakers for $80 million to renovate Rupp Arena, the iconic building where
Efforts to raise Louisiana's minimum wage and let school teachers carry guns to work appear jettisoned for the legislative session. Tougher restrictions on the payday lending industry and efforts to lessen marijuana penalties are on life support...
Dan Schnur plans run for statewide office Published: Saturday, Dec. Dan Schnur is on the cusp of taking on two seemingly contradictory campaigns: One promotes new restrictions on political fundraising. The other involves running for office, complete
On the heels of one of the most controversial legislative sessions to date, which passed new gun laws, a sweeping elections reform bill and oil and gas measures, Hickenlooper said there's a handful of ways to find that bipartisanship. "One is doing a
Najib Mikati and Speaker Nabih Berri...Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri postponed Wednesday a divisive legislative session until mid-December for lack of quorum...Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati and the Future Movement-led March 14 coalition have
Topeka Labor and community organizations will hold rallies in Topeka and Wichita this week to protest Americans For Prosperity, which they say helped produce one of the most anti-worker legislative sessions in state history. "Their (AFP's) agenda
Staff Reporter firstname.lastname@example.org July 1, 2013 4:03PM William Daley proposed a ban on political contributions during the legislative session Monday, July 1, 2013. Nausheen Husain~Sun-Times Updated: July 2, 2013 3:41AM If elected governor, Bill
Iowa (AP) After a historically productive legislative session, Republican Gov. Terry Branstad is setting himself up to run for an unprecedented sixth term in 2014, even as he holds off announcing whether he'll actually seek re-election. Branstad isn'