Beshear vetoed HB 563, the so-called "school choice" bill, and HB 258, which makes new teachers work longer for less guaranteed benefits.
Governor Andy Beshear issued vetoes on three more bills on Tuesday, noting that each of the bills harmed Kentuckians instead of helping them.
Kentucky broke another weekly record for coronavirus shots, but several vaccination sites still have many slots open next week.
Gov. Andy Beshear signed 13 health bills into law Monday, highlighting one that caps insulin costs for about 30 percent of Kentuckians who need the life-preserving hormone.
Kentucky has the second-highest rate of cases in the U.S. among state prisoners ... and the third-highest death rate from COVID-19, according to The Marshall Project.
The course of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky crossed another threshold Sunday: In the last seven days, fewer than 3 percent of residents tested for the novel coronavirus got a positive result.
Gov. Andy Beshear has gotten the backing of Kentucky’s Congressional delegation in his effort to have President Joe Biden issue a major disaster declaration for the state, due to February’s snow and ice.
Gov. Beshear announced expansions of the state's vaccination program, and said bars and restaurants could stay open an hour later because the state's positivity rate has fallen sharply, especially Thursday.
General Assembly sends a resolution on emergency orders and several other pandemic-related bills to...
The General Assembly has sent Gov. Beshear a list of which COVID-19 emergency orders should stay in place if the legislature wins its legal battle over the governor's emergency powers.
Almost all pandemic measures fell Wednesday, but one was especially remarkable: No new cases of the virus were reported among residents of long-term-care facilities, which were the primary hotbeds of infection and death as the virus spread a year ago.
Here are 18 bills that passed in the last two days. Some are good bills (in our opinion), some are bad bills (some are REALLY bad), and some are either a mix of good and bad or a "who knows?" situation.
As lawmakers rushed to pass bills over the final two days of the session before "veto days," some bills just didn't make it. Here are seven such bills.