Here’s How A State Tax Credit Is Boosting Kentucky’s Film Economy

ByRyland Barton – A Kentucky lawmaker has filed legislation that would move elections for statewide offices like governor, attorney general and secretary of state to the same years that presidential elections take place. If approved, the proposal would extend the terms of Kentucky’s next governor and other constitutional officeholders by one year, giving the elected officials…

Bevin’s proposed reorganization of 39 medical and professional boards delayed

BY BETH MUSGRAVE bmusgrave@herald-leader.com – Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed reorganization of dozens of medical and professional boards that oversee licensing of more than 100,000 professionals in Kentucky has been delayed, state officials told boards this week. Officials with the Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet had previously told leaders of 39 boards that Bevin planned to sign an executive…

Kentucky Super Stars Leadership Academy working to develop skills of early childhood educators across the state

By Kevin Wheatley – A new program helping early childhood educators and administrators learn the skills they need to improve daycares, preschools and kindergartens across the state is halfway through its first year, and an official with the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative says she hopes the state will find the necessary funding to keep it going.…

Kentucky AG Investigating Drug Manufacturers’ Influence On Opioid Crisis

By LISA GILLESPIE (KPR) – Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday that he is working with attorneys general from across the country to investigate whether drug manufacturers contributed to the opioid epidemic “by illegally marketing and selling opioids,” according to his office. The action follows a suit filed in May by Ohio’s attorney general. In Kentucky,…