Equifax Settles Lawsuit Affecting Kentuckians

Equifax Settles Lawsuit Affecting Kentuckians Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people.Attorney General Andy Beshear made the announcement Monday.“Our top priority was to make sure the…

Special Legislative Session on Pension Rolls into Second Day

Special Legislative Session on Pension Rolls into Second Day For the second time in seven months, Kentucky’s Republican governor called lawmakers back into a special session Friday to deal with the state’s pension problems. The GOP-dominated legislature convened to consider Gov. Matt Bevin’s pension-relief plan for regional universities and quasi-governmental entities, which include public…

KY Experiences Drop In Overdose Deaths

KY Experiences Drop In Overdose Deaths Kentucky officials are reporting the first statewide drop in drug overdose deaths since 2013.A report issued Thursday states 1,333 people died from drug overdoses in 2018, down from a record 1,566 deaths the prior year. The decline follows years of steady increases in the death toll, driven mostly…

Traffic Change In Perry County

Traffic Change In Perry County Drivers using Kentucky 15 in Perry County should expect a major traffic change Tuesday.The Kentucky Transportation Department District 10 says this change will happen at the intersection of Morton Boulevard and Kentucky 15.KYTC says more details are to come.Also, the eastbound ramp on Hal Rogers Parkway to Kentucky 15…

Special Legislative Session On Friday

Special Legislative Session On Friday Governor Matt Bevin has formally set the agenda for a special legislative session that begins today. The lone issue in his proclamation on Thursday is pension relief for regional universities and quasi-governmental agencies strapped by surging retirement costs.The governor has spent weeks building support for a proposal to cushion…