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Danville Christian, AG Cameron asks SCOTUS to intervene in dispute over in-person classes at...

Less than a week after the Supreme Court lifted New York’s COVID-related limits on attendance at worship services, Danville Christian school and AG Cameron asked the Supreme Court to allow in-person classes at faith-based schools.

12/1 update — Worst coronavirus day yet: more than 4,000 new cases, 35 deaths,...

Gov. Andy Beshear announced record numbers for almost every metric the state uses to measure the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, calling it "a terrible day."

Right-wing org sending thousands of emails to legislators, urging them to impeach Beshear

The American Family Association of Kentucky, a right-wing political organization, is using a web form to send thousands of emails to members of the Kentucky legislature, urging them to impeach Governor Andy Beshear when they convene in January.

11/29 update — Federal appeals panel says Beshear’s ban on in-person schooling can apply...

Gov. Andy Beshear's ban on in-person schooling will remain in effect at all Kentucky schools while federal judges consider whether it can apply to religious schools that follow social-distancing and hygiene rules.

11/28 update — Kentucky doubled its number of covid-19 patients on ventilators in the...

More COVID patients than ever are on ventilators in Kentucky hospitals, the number having doubled in the last month. But that was the only new record in the Saturday report, as testing was lower than normal due to the holiday.

11/24 update — Hospitalizations up 5% in one day; health-department workers are afraid to...

Gov. Beshear announced a 5.4 percent jump in COVID-19 hospitalizations, making for another record high, and said that health-department workers are afraid to enforce his emergency orders because of abuse and threats.
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11/23 update — Beshear warns hospitals at ‘tipping point’

A new study shows that compliance with Kentucky's new emergency orders to thwart the coronavirus could save up to 1,000 lives in the Louisville region, and presumably have similar results across Kentucky.

Biden announces first cabinet nominees

President-elect Joe Biden has announced his first six cabinet nominees, including a new position: Special Presidential Envoy for Climate.
People marking their ballots.

Adams’ changes gain strong support from county clerks in survey

Secretary of State Michael Adams has more support in his effort to have some of the changes made to the way elections were conducted this year made permanent by the Kentucky General Assembly next year.
Attorney General Daniel Cameron at press conference (photo via KY Today)

Cameron joins lawsuit against Beshear’s school order

Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined a Kentucky Christian school’s federal lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear that says the governor’s ban on in-person classes at religious schools unconstitutional.
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11/22 update — Another record week of cases, and new highs for intensive care,...

Kentucky recorded the most cases of the novel coronavirus on a Sunday, and the most in its official Monday-to-Sunday reporting week, Gov. Andy Beshear announced in a press release.
Diagram illustrates possible misconceptions about vulnerability during gatherings.

11/21 update — State tells local health departments how to enforce Beshear’s new restrictions;...

As Kentucky reported the second-highest daily number of coronavirus cases Saturday, state officials scrambled to get local health departments to enforce Gov. Beshear's new restrictions on businesses.
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