Politics

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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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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Kentucky Democrats announce plans to pre-file 13 labor related bills

09/10/2018 07:01 PM

Kentucky Democrats took the Labor Day weekend to announce 13 bills they think will help workers in Kentucky.

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Animal legislation prevalent in Kentucky's pre-filed bills

09/07/2018 09:28 PM

A kitten at Louisville Metro Animal Services

Rep. Kevin Bratcher ® Kentucky 29th District) has pre-filed 2 bills relating to animal abuse.

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KY Judiciary Committee hears from family who says they need medical marijuana

09/07/2018 08:34 PM

The Everett family listens as lawmakers explain a bill that would allow medical marijuana in Kentucky

For the second time in as many weeks, medical marijuana was on the agenda in Frankfort.
Along with hearing more about a bill that Representatives Diane St. Onge and Jason Nemes are working on, lawmakers also heard from a family who says medical marijuana would benefit them.

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Director of Driver Licenses releases new details on KY's REAL ID compliant license

08/30/2018 11:29 PM

Matt Cole takes questions from the KY state legislature

Come October of 2020, current Kentucky licenses won’t get people through TSA checkpoints. Instead, people will need a Real ID compliant form of identification. In Kentucky, that will be a Voluntary Travel ID.  Read more 

Grimes announces 4 veterans centers to become polling locations

08/29/2018 09:36 PM

Voting in this coming election will be a little easier for Kentucky’s veterans.
In front of dozens of veterans at the Thompson-Hood Veterans Center, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced all four veterans centers in Kentucky would become polling precincts.

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