Voters across the state will cast ballots on Election Day to decide whether hunting and fishing should be a constitutional right in Kentucky. The effort is backed by the National Rifle Association, which has pushed similar measures in 12 other states as a way to stop any possible effort in the future to ban hunting.
Former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh is keeping his options open for his future as he holds onto about $10 million in campaign money. Bayh, who left the Senate two years ago, has no publicly stated plans for using that cash beyond providing aid to other Democrats.
Kentucky Senate Republicans have appointed President Pro Temp Katie Stine as the new legislative co-chair for their chamber as David Williams prepares to depart as Senate president. Williams will resign Friday to take a circuit court judgeship, which leads to a vacancy in the Legislative Research Commission.