Community Forum On Foster Care

Community Forum On Foster Care The Administrative Office of the Courts says the last of seven regional community forums on Kentucky’s foster care system is being held in Pikeville.The agency says in a statement that the public is invited to attend the forum on Thursday at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center and give input…

Investigating The Settlement

Investigating The Settlement The Kentucky Senate’s top leader says he will introduce a measure calling for an investigation into the state’s $24 million settlement with the makers of the prescription painkiller OxyContin.Senate President Robert Stivers said Tuesday he will introduce the joint resolution – which carries the force of law – on the first…

Two KY Pension Systems Need Work

Two KY Pension Systems Need Work A Kentucky audit that found two public pension systems falling short of complying with a law requiring more transparency will result in follow-up legislation, a veteran lawmaker said Monday.Republican state Sen. Jimmy Higdon predicted that the next round of legislation in 2020 will try to bring the pension…

Kentucky Wins National Award

Kentucky Wins National Award Kentucky has won a national technology award for collaborating across traditional program or organizational boundaries.The American Public Human Services Association announced the award Monday at the IT Solutions Management for Human Services conference in Milwaukee.The Kentucky Office of Administrative and Technology Services was honored during the conference. The state was…

Looking For Thieves In Pike County

Looking For Thieves In Pike County Police in Pike County are asking for the public’s help in finding the thief or thieves who stole tires off cars at Tim Short Chrysler and Line-X.Workers say they were shocked Monday when they walked out and saw five vehicles sitting on chopped-up telephone poles and missing tires.The…

Louisville Airport Receives Grant for Upgrades

Louisville Airport Receives Grant for Upgrades A Kentucky airport is receiving a $12.1 million federal grant for taxiway and additional improvements.A news release from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office says the Louisville Regional Airport Authority was awarded the Federal Aviation Administration grant for the projects at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.McConnell’s office says…