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House passes trio of Senate's priority bills as veto break looms

03/15/2017 07:16 PM

FRANKFORT — The House of Representatives has passed legislation that would give governors broader authority in removing trustees from university boards on a 60-33 vote Wednesday. Senate Bill 107, sponsored by Senate President Robert Stivers, stems from Gov. Matt Bevin’s decision last year to reorganize the University of Louisville board of trustees, which he said had become dysfunctional and out of compliance with laws on minority and political representation. His actions were ultimately overturned in Franklin Circuit Court after Attorney General... Read more 

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