Tom Latek, Author at The Advocate-Messenger


Remembering flooding one year later

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the deadly flooding in eastern Kentucky, and while political leaders say they are pleased ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 27, 2023 12:49 pm


Beshear signs sports gambling, medical marijuana bills into law

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today Less than 24 hours after they were passed during the waning hours of the General Assembly, Gov. Andy Beshear has ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, March 31, 2023 6:35 pm


Sports wagering bill approved by Senate committee

A House bill that would allow sports wagering in Kentucky was approved by the Senate Licensing and Occupations Committee on Wednesday, which means a Senate ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, March 20, 2023 3:24 pm


Independent, ‘other’ voters on the rise in Kentucky

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today Secretary of State Michael Adams announced on Friday that in December, and for the first time ever, Kentucky voter registrations ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 2:05 pm


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

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