Emotions run high at the State Board of Elections Meeting

09/18/2018 07:50 PM

A wide shot of a meeting of the State Board of Elections

A call for an ambulance, raised voices and a threat to call security marked the September meeting of Kentucky’s Board of Elections.

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State Personnel Board opens investigation that Alison Lundergan Grimes' office misused voter data

09/17/2018 09:23 AM

Alison Lundergan Grimes at a special meeting of the Board of Elections

Kentucky’s Personnel Board voted to start an investigation into allegations that the Secretary of State’s office mis-used voter data.

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More people speak out against the name for Kentucky's Real ID license

09/13/2018 04:38 PM

A template for Kentucky's Voluntary ID

Starting in October 2020, Kentuckians won’t be able to get through TSA with their current driver’s license.
Instead they will need a Real ID approved license- which Kentucky is calling a Voluntary ID.

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Taking a quantitative look at Rep. Thomas Massie's record

09/13/2018 04:35 PM

In a new segment, Pure Politics will be looking at the bills Kentucky’s federal lawmakers have filed and passed into law. Passing laws is just a small part of a Congress person’s job, and often even when they do have a bill, that bill will be rolled into a larger bill and move through Congress that way. However, this is a quantitative way to look at the work legislators have been doing, and also what sort of bills they have been showing interest in.  Read more 

Taking a quantitative look at Rep. James Comer's record

09/13/2018 04:32 PM

In a new segment, Pure Politics will be looking at the bills Kentucky’s federal lawmakers have filed and passed into law.
Passing laws is just a small part of a Congress person’s job, and often even when they do have a bill, that bill will be rolled into a larger bill and move through Congress that way. However, this is a quantitative way to look at the work legislators have been doing, and also what sort of bills they have been showing interest in.
To research that, Spectrum News used the non-partisan website, GovTrack and then double-checked those figures on Congress’ website.

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Rep. Andy Barr asks tv stations to pull ad he says is false

09/13/2018 04:30 PM

Lexington Congressman, Andy Barr, has contacted all four Lexington television stations asking them to stop running a commercial he says isn’t true.
The ad, called “Payday” is funded by the political action group, With Honor Fund, which is registered with the Federal Election Commission.

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Senator Rand Paul holds a healthcare round table in Columbia

09/12/2018 09:55 PM

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at a healthcare round table

Senator Rand Paul got back to his physician roots Tuesday morning, speaking to a group of medical professionals in Columbia.
The Junior Senator addressed the group about issues he sees with healthcare before hearing from the round table about issues they are seeing.

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Jerry Lundergan pleads not guilty in Federal Court

09/12/2018 09:53 PM

Jerry Lundergan arrives at the courthouse for his arraignment

Jerry Lundergan, the father of Alison Lundergan Grimes, pleads not guilty to all charges related to Grimes’ 2014 Senate campaign.

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Taking a quantitative look at Rep. John Yarmuth's record

09/11/2018 04:59 PM

In a new segment, Pure Politics will be looking at the bills Kentucky’s federal lawmakers have filed and passed into law.
Passing laws is just a small part of a Congress person’s job, and often even when they do have a bill, that bill will be rolled into a larger bill and move through Congress that way. However, this is a quantitative way to look at the work legislators have been doing, and also what sort of bills they have been showing interest in.

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Taking a quantitative look at Rep. Andy Barr's record

09/10/2018 07:17 PM

In a new segment, Pure Politics will be looking at the bills Kentucky’s federal lawmakers have filed and passed into law.
Passing laws is just a small part of a Congress person’s job, and often even when they do have a bill, that bill will be rolled into a larger bill and move through Congress that way. However, this is a quantitative way to look at the work legislators have been doing, and also what sort of bills they have been showing interest in.

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