Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill BY BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press FRANKFORT — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration hasn’t built enough “comfort level” among lawmakers to get his pension-relief proposal through the Republican-led House in a potential special legislative session, the House speaker said Wednesday. Speaker David Osborne said discussions continue…

Edelen-Aligned Super PAC Pulls Controversial Ad

Edelen-Aligned Super PAC Pulls Controversial Ad BY MICHON LINDSTROM A 30-second attack ad has been pulled by Super PAC Kentuckians for a Better Future after swift backlash. The Adam Edelen-aligned super PAC released a second attack ad against opponent Andy Beshear, going after his involvement getting a sex abuse case dismissed against the Boy Scouts…

Kentucky AG Sues Leading Insulin Manufacturers

Kentucky AG Sues Leading Insulin Manufacturers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kentucky’s attorney general has sued three leading insulin manufacturers, accusing them of deceptive pricing schemes that have caused hardships in a state with high diabetes rates. Attorney General Andy Beshear says his lawsuit filed Monday in state court seeks civil and punitive penalties. Defendants are Eli…

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Release Voting Reform Plans

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Release Voting Reform Plans BY MICHON LINDSTROM The Primary Election is just eight days away–and voter turnout is expected to be dismally low.  Two democratic gubernatorial candidates are using the low voter turnout to highlight their plans to increase voting accessibility in Kentucky.  Adam Edelen and Andy Beshear rolled out their plans to increase…

Kentucky to invalidate some students’ test scores as JCPS staff broke rules, report finds

Kentucky to invalidate some students’ test scores as JCPS staff broke rules, report finds by Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio says having interactions with elementary kids ‘reminds you why you’re doing this job.’ Dec. 21, 2018 Matt Stone, Louisville Courier Journal State monitors have found no evidence of deliberate, widespread cheating in…