Kentucky Senate

Another Amendment
12:02 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Senate Takes Second Shot at Road Plans

Sen.Ernie Harris

The Kentucky Senate Transportation Committee has amended the state road plan a second time. The committee met Wednesday morning to update and pass a two-year and a six-year road plan.

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Bill Would Give More Specific Instructions
12:09 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Senate Bill Would Amend Constitutional Provisions on Redistricting

A move to amend the provisions of Kentucky’s constitution that deal with redistricting has been introduced in the state Senate. State Senator Robert Stivers’s bill would change the laws around redistricting, and give more direction for how medium-sized counties could be split.

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Senate Expected to Make Some Changes
8:21 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Kentucky Budget Bill Moves to State Senate

State Senator Mike Wilson

Two year budgets for all three branches of state government have now passed one chamber of the Kentucky General Assembly. The House spent more than an hour debating the details of the executive, legislative and judicial budgets before easily passing all three. They also passed a bill creating a tax amnesty program that Governor Steve Beshear requested.

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Georgia Powers
6:35 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Former State Senator Powers to Make Rare Appearance in Bowling Green

Former State Senator Georgia Powers, who was a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky, is scheduled to appear tonight at a "Kentucky Live" event hosted by WKU Libraries. Senator Powers, who was the first African American to serve in the Kentucky Senate, will attend a discussion about her career.

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