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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin delivers the State of the Commonwealth address to a joint session of the state legislature at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky.

Bevin in Colorado While Kentucky Lawmakers Meet in Session

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – While Kentucky lawmakers are working on a pension bill he wants them to pass, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has been in Colorado talking trade with the vice president. The campaign of Bevin’s Democratic challenger calls it a “complete lack of leadership” for Bevin to be out of the state while lawmakers… Read More

The Kentucky Statehouse

Pension-Relief Measure Clears Kentucky Senate Committee

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s pension-relief proposal is one step away from final passage after winning approval from a Senate committee as a special legislative session continues. The Senate State and Local Government Committee advanced the bill on Tuesday without making any changes. That sets the stage for a vote in the… Read More

Gun Safety Group Starts Collecting Signatures For Petition

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State officials have approved the petition language that calls on expanded background checks for gun purchases and transfers. This allows the group, Ohioans For Gun Safety, to collect signatures for the initiated statute. Secretary of State Frank LaRose leads the Ohio Ballot Board which approved the issue as following the single-subject rule. Because this is… Read More