A wrap-up of the 2016 Republican National Convention

CLEVELAND – Tear down is underway in the Quicken Loans Arena. The Republican National Convention came to an end with Donald Trump officially accepting...

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Judge questions process Gov. Bevin used to remove University of Louisville board members

FRANKFORT – Questions about the process Gov. Matt Bevin used to replace the University of Louisville board of trustees was questioned by a judge...

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Day four of the Republican National Convention "Make America One Again"

CLEVELAND — Kentucky state Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, commanded the stage on night three of the Republican National Convention.

The Kentucky delegation was impressed...

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Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes to speak at DNC

The Democratic National Convention Committee announced Thursday afternoon a list of speakers who will address the convention in Philadelphia next week. So far, Secretary of...

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Day three of the Republican National Convention " Make America First Again"

CLEVELAND – Donald Trump officially clenched the Republican Presidential nomination and the Kentucky delegates got to take part in history. Speaking on behalf of...

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Cabinet officials tell legislators that benefind is improving and will get better in the future

FRANKFORT – Officials from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services told members of the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare on Wednesday...

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A wrap-up of the 2016 Republican National Convention

07/22/2016 07:30 PM

CLEVELAND – Tear down is underway in the Quicken Loans Arena. The Republican National Convention came to an end with Donald Trump officially accepting the GOP nomination in what was one of the longest acceptance speeches in history. State Senator Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, says he believes Trump hit all of the marks in his highly-anticipated speech. “Everybody that’s at home watching this I think he appealed to them,” Alavardo said. “Talked about a lot of things that I think you’ve heard... Read more 

Judge questions process Gov. Bevin used to remove University of Louisville board members

07/22/2016 01:08 PM

FRANKFORT – Questions about the process Gov. Matt Bevin used to replace the University of Louisville board of trustees was questioned by a judge during a Franklin Circuit Court hearing held in which the Attorney General Andy Beshear asked to temporarily block Bevin’s order, placing the university back under the authority of its previous leadership. While Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd did not rule on Beshear’s request, he did question why Bevin made the move without any consultation with anyone at... Read more 

Day four of the Republican National Convention "Make America One Again"

07/21/2016 07:30 PM

CLEVELAND — Kentucky state Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, commanded the stage on night three of the Republican National Convention. The Kentucky delegation was impressed and proud to have him representing the commonwealth on a national stage. Mike Duncan, the national Republican Party chair for Kentucky, believes this election is going to be about international and personal security. He also says he believes that Donald Trump is the candidate that voters want protecting them. Alvarado wasn’t the only one... Read more 

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes to speak at DNC

07/21/2016 04:02 PM

The Democratic National Convention Committee announced Thursday afternoon a list of speakers who will address the convention in Philadelphia next week. So far, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is the only Kentuckian on the list. The DNC statement says leaders were chosen “to speak about their support for Clinton’s vision of an America that is stronger together and where the economy works for everyone, not just those at the top.” They say more speakers will be announced in the coming... Read more 

Day three of the Republican National Convention " Make America First Again"

07/20/2016 08:00 PM

CLEVELAND – Donald Trump officially clenched the Republican Presidential nomination and the Kentucky delegates got to take part in history. Speaking on behalf of the Kentucky delegation, Governor Matt Bevin cast the roll call vote and Kentucky delegates called it exciting. State Representative David Osborne, R-Prospect, said, “I just absolutely saw history made. And regardless of what that looks like, it’s exciting to be a part of it. It’s what our country’s made of.” Delegates are not the only people... Read more 

Cabinet officials tell legislators that benefind is improving and will get better in the future

07/20/2016 06:45 PM

FRANKFORT – Officials from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services told members of the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare on Wednesday that they continue to iron out the problems with benefind, the Bevin Administrations portal for needs based assistance programs like Medicaid and food stamps, which was launched on February 29. CHFS officials presented much of the same message last week to members of the Program Review and Investigations Committee. Office of Administrative and Technology Services Executive Director... Read more 

Judge to rule soon on legality of changes Gov. Bevin made to KRS board

07/20/2016 08:05 AM

FRANKFORT – After a 4 1/2 hour marathon hearing on Tuesday in Franklin Circuit Court, in the lawsuit intitiated by by Thommy Elliott and Mary Helen Peter, members of the former Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees, Judge Phillip Shepherd told attorneys that he will make a ruling soon on a number of executive order changes that Gov. Matt Bevin made to the Kentucky Retirement System Board of Directors including the termination of Board Chair Elliott. Other changes include, through the... Read more 

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