A final wrap on the 2012 General Assembly in less than five minutes

04/26/2012 08:38 AM

Lawmakers’ attempts at redistricting did not go well. Neither did the end of the 2012 General Assembly when the road bill forced a stare down between the governor and Senate president.

The budget, normally the source of legislative gridlock, was a rare bright spot.

Legislation aimed at fighting drugs served as the emotional anchor of the session, as did the response to the March 2 tornados that ravaged parts of Kentucky.

Those were the main points in this year’s 60-day session. And Pure Politics wrapped them up with some of the other memorable moments, light and heavy, in less than five minutes. Take a look:

About Ryan Alessi

Ryan Alessi joined cn|2 in May 2010 as senior managing editor and host of Pure Politics. He is now pursuing an advanced degree in non-fiction writing from Murray State University and is a regular contributor to Pure Politics. Ryan has covered politics for more than 14 years, including seven years as a reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader. Ryan can be reached at purepolitics@twcable.com or @mycn2 on Twitter.

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