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Kentucky House Panel Advances Bevin-Backed Pension Bill

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s pension-relief proposal won approval from a legislative committee on Saturday, clearing its first hurdle of the mid-summer special session. The House State Government Committee approved the measure after defeating two Democratic-sponsored proposals during a three-hour hearing. The action sets the stage for a vote Monday in the… Read More

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Kentucky Closer to Banning Most Abortions If Roe Overturned

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky took a step closer toward preparing for a possible post-Roe v. Wade era on Friday. The state House overwhelmingly passed a bill to ban most abortions in Kentucky if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the landmark decision that legalized the procedure nationwide. The chamber’s 69-20 vote followed an hour-long debate… Read More