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As directed by Kentucky House Bill 250 — an emergency crisis for Kentucky State University that led them to receive $23 million in appropriations to stay afloat in April — the Council on Postsecondary Education must provide reports to the Interim Joint Committee on Education “detailing the s…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — William Arflack, of Frankfort, interned for U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, this summer in McConnell's Washington, D.C., office. Arflack is a senior at University of Kentucky majoring in print journalism and minoring in political science.

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The Kentucky State Board of Agriculture recently selected Woodford County’s Dr. Kerry Barling to serve as the new deputy state veterinarian. He began his new post on June 1.

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The Kentucky State University Department of Music in conjunction with the Sen. Gerald Neal, D-Louisville, and Rep. Derrick Graham, D-Frankfort, will host a performance by the Urban Strings Columbus Youth Orchestra 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, in the Capitol Rotunda.

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More than a dozen Commonwealth and Franklin County officials were on hand at the Fiscal Court building Wednesday afternoon as Gov. Andy Beshear presented the Franklin County Fiscal Court with $135,870 in funding for resurfacing rural roads in the northeastern part of the county.

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The governor and first lady are asking Kentuckians to lend their artistic talents to the Team Kentucky Gallery, which is located in two main halls of the state Capitol.

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State Auditor of Public Accounts (APA) Michael Harmon announced Monday that his office will conduct a special examination “to review the governance and certain financial activity of Kentucky State University.”

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CASA of the Bluegrass will always need volunteers. Although CASA and its Court Appointed Special Advocates continue to serve children each year, the need for CASA volunteers continues to grow as more children enter the court system.

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The Kentucky Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers that the 2021 state individual income tax filing deadline is just a few days away, although some residents of western Kentucky will have additional time.

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Legislation to help financially-troubled Kentucky State University was among the bills Gov. Andy Beshear signed into law on Friday, after lawmakers provided additional funding, as well as more oversight of the Frankfort school.

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A Democratic redistricting expert testified Wednesday that the new map of state House districts has “perhaps the most extreme advantage for one party in a legislative map that I’ve ever seen,” and a Republican lawyer spent hours trying to discredit the expert and the methodology he used.

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Legislation to help financially-troubled Kentucky State University passed the Senate and House on Wednesday, after adding additional funding, as well as more oversight of operations of the Frankfort school and is now headed to the governor's desk.

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Legislation appropriating additional funding to Kentucky State University, to keep them from finishing the current fiscal year and the next two in the red, was approved by the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday, but not before adding many conditions, including more oversight.

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Despite cool temperatures many people visited the Salato Wildlife Education Center Saturday. 

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Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday vetoed legislation that would cut the number of weeks Kentuckians can claim unemployment benefits, although supporters say it would strengthen the UI program.

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Nearly filling up the Capitol Rotunda, and surrounding the statue of Abraham Lincoln in its center, the Rally to Encourage Voting met to hear from Kentucky lawmakers and concerned citizens speak about the importance of expanding voting rights and access. 

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A major project will begin soon to repair and renovate the Capitol dome, Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday, that is expected to take two years to complete.

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The Rally to Encourage Voting will take place this Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. It will feature appearances by District 13 Sen. Reginald Thomas (D), Cindy Heine of the League of Women Voters and Angela Evans, a candidate for Fayette County Attorney. Secretar…

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A Senate bill directing Gov. Andy Beshear to replace the eight gubernatorial appointments to the Kentucky State University Board of Regents was approved by the House Education Committee on Tuesday, but not before making some changes.