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New filings in cases that could affect abortion access in Kentucky

Planned Parenthood and the Bevin administration both filed motions in separate cases that could affect abortion access in Kentucky for years to come.
1973 photo of styrene flowing into a creek that fed the Ohio River. ORSANCO was formed to deal with this sort of pollution. (from National Archives at College Park [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons)

Kentuckians challenge ORSANCO to defend Ohio River quality standards

ORSANCO is expected to vote this week on the future of water-quality standards that impact nearly two-thirds of Kentucky's waterways.
Engraving of the First Amendment (photo by Zakarie Faibis [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons)

Has Gov. Bevin violated the First Amendment?

When Gov. Bevin signed his anti-BDS executive order in late 2018, did he realize that he may have been violating the First Amendment?

Grimes removes “Trump” nickname from ballot

As part of the process of certifying candidate names for this fall's ballot, SOS Grimes has removed the "Trump" nickname from one candidate. Here's why.
Representative Jim Glenn at his desk in the House chambers after being sworn in (photo via Anna Whites)

Johnson drops Glenn election challenge

Challenger D.J. Johnson withdrew his challenge in the House 13 election on Friday morning, leaving Jim Glenn as the undisputed rep for that district.

McConnell tweet is over the top, even for him

This latest tweet is completely over the top, even for McConnell. Presented without further comment – because after all, what is there left to say?

Beshear says Bevin restrictions on access to Kentucky Capitol invalid

The Bevin administration's regulation restricting public access of the state Capitol is invalid, AG Andy Beshear said in a legal opinion Thursday.

State audit finds “significant deficiencies” within Office of Technology

Auditor Harmon's office found "significant deficiencies" in the Commonwealth Office of Technology, affecting both backups and security.
SCOKY Justice William Cunningham (photo via the Administrative Office of the Courts)

Retired justice criticizes Bevin’s attacks on court

KY's courts are under attack by Gov. Bevin and leges intent on using courts to further their political purposes, according to SCOKY Justice Bill Cunningham.
Logo for the office of Kentucky Attorney General

Glenn asks AG to investigate House 13 recount

The legal team for Rep. Jim Glenn has asked Attorney General Andy Beshear to investigate the House 13 recount, specifically for election law violations.
Lit cigarette (photo by Tomasz Sienicki [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons)

Edelen puts forth two-step tobacco platform

In an email sent out earlier today, gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen released two planks of his platform having to do with tobacco use in Kentucky.
Birth control pills (photo by Nate Grigg [CC 2.0] via Flickr)

Kentucky continues to fail on reproductive health

A new report demonstrates the divide between states that prioritize reproductive health and those that do not – and Kentucky is among the latter.

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