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Cameron picks a dozen counties for election audit

TOM LATEK Kentucky Today Attorney General Daniel Cameron held a public random drawing on Monday to select the 12 Kentucky counties that will undergo a ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 11:18 am


Beshear issues emergency order to stop gas tax increase

Gov. Andy Beshear said during a Capitol press conference on Thursday that he has filed an emergency regulation which will prevent an increase in Kentucky’s ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 3:37 pm

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Lawmakers override vetoes, including education and transgender sports bills

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed some two dozen bills passed by the General Assembly during the last two days before their 10-day ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 14, 2022 7:58 am

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Monday deadline for filing state income tax

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers the 2021 state individual income tax filing deadline is just a few days ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, April 13, 2022 9:07 am

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Religious services deemed essential in approved bill

A House bill to prevent a governmental entity from banning religious services during an emergency to a greater extent than imposed on other organizations or ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Sunday, March 27, 2022 7:00 am


Pancake and waffle mix sold in Kentucky is recalled

Continental Mills has issued a recall of buttermilk pancake & waffle mix, sold at Kroger and Walmart stores in Kentucky, due to a potential foreign ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, March 24, 2022 4:59 pm


House overrides Beshear veto on reform of unemployment benefits

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The House voted to override Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto of the bill reducing unemployment benefits, a measure to equalize tax rates ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:51 pm

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AG warns of scams related to Ukraine relief efforts

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Many Kentuckians have donated to charities designed to help the people of Ukraine, but on Monday Attorney General Daniel Cameron issued ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, March 16, 2022 5:00 am

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State employees get pay hike in Senate budget plan

The General Assembly has taken another step forward in enacting a two-year spending plan for the Executive Branch, as the Senate Appropriations Committee gave their ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, March 9, 2022 1:00 am


COVID cases fall for 5th consecutive week; Mask mandate dropped Tuesday for state employees

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky is now in its fifth straight week of sharp declines, prompting Gov. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 12:11 am

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