Kentucky Youth Agency Receives Federal Grant

Kentucky Youth Agency Receives Federal Grant A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services.Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says the latest grant will continue the program through March 2024. The Transition Age Youth Launching Realized Dreams program allows youth…

Environmental Rules Changes Coming to Help Coal-Fired Plants

Environmental Rules Changes Coming to Help Coal-Fired Plants The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.The final Trump administration replacement rule, expected as soon as this…

Lexington Police Honor Their Own

Lexington Police Honor Their Own Lexington Police took time to honor some of their own on Tuesday night. The annual Lexington Police Awards Banquet was held at the Lexington Convention Center.Officer Eric Crayner was named 2018 Police Officer of the Year. “I personally took this job to protect and defend people who will not…

New KY Laws Go Into Effect June 27th

New KY Laws Go Into Effect June 27th Quite a few news laws go into effect in Kentucky beginning June 27th. A sample of a few include the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act, clarifies employers’ responsibilities when it comes to making reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees. It will make it unlawful for an employer to…

New Driver Licenses Coming To KY

New Driver Licenses Coming To KY Kentucky is just days away from offering its new driver licenses to some in the state. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the rollout will begin in Franklin County June 28. This is considered the pilot phase of the program, which looks to make Kentucky compliant with federal standards…

Operating Budget Approved For EKU

Operating Budget Approved For EKU The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents have approved the university’s proposed operating budget for the upcoming year, but it comes with great uncertainty over the looming pension relief deadline.The July 1 deadline is when there will be significantly higher pension contribution rates for regional universities like EKU and…