Governor Beshear Taking Education Board Nominations

Governor Beshear Taking Education Board Nominations Gov. Andy Beshear is taking nominations to Kentucky university boards and other higher education boards.Vacancies will be considered during the Governor’s Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee’s next meeting.Boards include the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville boards of trustees; boards of regents at Western Kentucky University, Kentucky State,…

Ousted Braidy Industries CEO Denies Claims

Ousted Braidy Industries CEO Denies Claims The ousted CEO of Braidy Industries is firing back at allegations that he was misusing company funds.Last week Craig Bouchard filed suit against the company he founded over his removal as CEO and Chairman. He said then that the board violated a voting agreement when they removed him.In…

Speeding Up Unemployment Insurance Claims

Speeding Up Unemployment Insurance Claims Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is pledging to speed up unemployment insurance claims by improving staffing at career centers around the state.Beshear announced Wednesday that current staff have been retrained in 12 local centers to help people seeking unemployment insurance.Beshear said that has led to decreased wait times. Beshear said…

Abortion Discussion In KY

Abortion Discussion In KY A proposed ballot measure aimed at amending Kentucky’s Constitution to ensure it doesn’t offer protections for those favoring abortion rights was advanced by a House committee on Thursday.Kentucky lawmakers have moved aggressively to put pro-life conditions in place since Republicans assumed total control of the legislature in the 2017 session.…

Controlling Insulin Expenses In KY

Controlling Insulin Expenses In KY In a state consumed by high diabetes rates, the Kentucky House passed legislation Wednesday to limit out-of-pocket costs paid by many Kentuckians relying on life-saving insulin supplies.The bill cleared the House on a 92-0 vote and now goes to the Senate.The bipartisan measure would limit out-of-pocket costs at $100…

Perry County Memorial

Perry County Memorial A project is underway to remember some of Perry County’s greatest heroes and their service.Hazard Police Chief Minor Allen says after a long time in the making, a fallen officer memorial is almost a reality.”This is been something on my mind for probably 10 or 15 years, to try to get…

Challenge To Real-ID’s

Challenge To Real-ID’s Kentucky lawmakers have been advancing legislation that would require voters to show a government-issued photo ID in order to cast a ballot, but a civil liberties group says it’s likely to mount a court challenge if the bill becomes law.The Republican-backed measure cleared a House committee on a party-line vote Thursday.…