| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Anti-tolling sentiments for a proposed Ohio River bridge on Kentucky's northern tier are threatening to again derail legislation that would let the state partner with private developers on transportation projects.
Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:31 PM
Thousands of stranded motorists endured agonizingly long waits Thursday lasting nearly 24 hours for some as a winter storm walloped Kentucky with up to 2 feet of snow and frustrated travelers dealt with gas tanks and stomachs close to empty.
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:14 PM
Kentucky lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to reopening the state's two-year budget to supply taxpayer money for a new medical research building at the University of Kentucky, with the goal of increasing efforts to combat high disease rates plaguing...
| Mar 3, 2015
Kentucky appears ready to join at least two dozen other states in deregulating its landline telephone services, the beginning of the end for the more than 100-year-old technology that is being pushed out by cellphones and high-speed Internet access....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:59 PM
Former U.S. Sen. and Kentucky Gov. Wendell Ford, an unapologetic smoker whose unfiltered chats and speeches endeared him to voters in a state that once thrived on tobacco and coal, has died at age 90.
Ford's health had declined in the last two weeks,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:03 AM
The Supreme Court justices met Friday to make a historic decision on whether to hear a case that could decide if the Constitution's protection of liberty and equality means same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.
But first, they must...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to do the same.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:51 AM
From Politico and Kaiser Health News comes this jaw-dropping look at Mississippi, the national graveyard of the Affordable Care Act's promise:
"There are wide swaths of Mississippi where the Affordable Care Act is not a reality,” Conner Reeves,...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is facing a stiff reelection challenge this year, has stuck to his stated determination to repeal the Affordable Care Act if his party takes control of the Senate in the next election.
This is a...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Alison Lundergan Grimes wants Kentuckians' vote this November. Just don't ask her about her own.
The question of how the Democrat voted in the 2012 presidential race has vexed Lundergan Grimes since she awkwardly and repeatedly avoided answering it last...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:27 PM
WASHINGTON — Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races.
First, just as Democrats have been saying, their endangered incumbent in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor, is doing better than analysts in Washington had...