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Friday News & Notes Subscribers Public

Excerpts and snippets from across the state and national landscape.

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Wednesday News & Notes Subscribers Public

Political and government news from across the state and nation

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Judge rules in Beshear’s favor on ethics commission Subscribers Public

A bill that removed Governor Beshear’s ability to appoint member of the Ethics Commission was overturned on Monday.

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Most new laws passed by General Assembly go into effect July 14; here is a rundown on some of them Subscribers Public

Most of the 234 bills passed in this year’s KYGA will become effective on Thursday. Here’s a list of some of them.

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New Democrat survey shows Kentuckians oppose an ‘extreme’ ban on abortions; Beshear remains popular Subscribers Public

The Democratic Governors Association announced this week that Kentuckians in a recent public opinion survey overwhelmingly oppose a complete ban on abortion access.

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McConnell says he has stood with abortion foes from the start Subscribers Public

Mitch McConnell, who as Jefferson County judge-executive blocked some proposed restrictions on abortion, said ithat he had always stood with opponents of abortion.

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Kentucky state govt struck by pro-choice hacktivists Subscribers Public

An abortion rights hacktivist group says it launched cyberattacks against Arkansas and Kentucky state governments to protest their bans on abortion.

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PSC taking comments on utilities’ long-term plans; hearing July 12 Subscribers Public

Next week, the Kentucky Public Service Commission takes public comments in person on a long-term plan by the state's major utilities.

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Abortion in KY: Allowed for now, but AG keeps appealing to higher courts Subscribers Public

Kentucky’s trigger law is not in effect at the moment, due to a number of court rulings – but AG Cameron is continuing his appeals of those rulings.

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KDP chair Colmon Elridge on overturning Roe Subscribers Public

Kentucky Democratic Party Chair Colmon Elridge released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade:

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KY Dem reactions to SCOTUS ruling Subscribers Public

Statements by seemingly every elected official in Kentucky are pouring into the ForwardKY inbox. Here are a few from KY Dems in office.

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Quarles gets 52 new endorsements; Cameron gets one – Trump’s Subscribers Public

The simmering GOP feud over who gets to run against Andy Beshear next year took another step toward “Boil” over the past few days.

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Law enforcement groups voice support for gun safety measures Subscribers Public

National law enforcement groups are joining the chorus of Kentuckians calling on the U.S. Senate to pass meaningful gun-safety measures.

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The January 6th Hearings: Day One Subscribers Public

A summary by Kimberly Scott of day one of the January 6th committee public hearings.

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Maddox jumps in, and KDP responds Subscribers Public

As expected, state Rep. Savannah Maddox announced she is running for Kentucky governor in 2023, saying she is the “authentic conservative” in the race.

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Legislative leaders looking ahead to plans for 2023 Subscribers Public

House Speaker David Osborne, R-Prospect, described some of the work that is already underway.

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