More Virus-Related Business Closures

More Virus-Related Business Closures Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday ordered the closure of theaters, gyms, hair salons and many other businesses where people gather, taking new action in a bid to contain the new coronavirus.Beshear’s order, which takes effect by 5 p.m. today, exempts a cross-section of businesses that will be allowed to…

Pike County Declares State Of Emergency

Pike County Declares State Of Emergency Pike County has just declared a state of emergency although officials say there are no reported cases of COVID-19 there. It means the Pike County Courthouse located at 146 Main Street is closed to the public and Pike County employees will report to the Pike County Courthouse for…

Passing Critical Legislation In KY

Passing Critical Legislation In KY The Kentucky General Assembly started back on Tuesday amid concerns about COVID-19. Governor Andy Beshear and legislative leaders say numerous precautions are being taken as critical legislation is waiting to be passed.The capital is off-limits, only allowing critical staff. The House passed a version of the spending plan on…

Making Insulin More Affordable

Making Insulin More Affordable A state Senate panel expanded a bill aimed at making insulin more affordable for Kentuckians relying on lifesaving insulin supplies.The bill cleared the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee on Tuesday. It would limit out-of-pocket costs paid by many Kentuckians for insulin.The committee added language to create an insulin assistance fund…

COVID-19 Update For Kentucky

COVID-19 Update For Kentucky During the governor’s daily address on COVID-19 he announced one new confirmed case in Lyon County. This brings the total confirmed cases to 26:Jefferson: 7Fayette: 7Harrison: 6Montgomery: 2Clark: 1Nelson: 1Bourbon: 1Lyon: 1.The governor then ordered certain businesses that encourage congregating and cannot operate while also complying with social distancing rules…