Washington, DC – The office of US Senator Mitch McConnell says the Louisville Republican has been released from the National Naval Medical Center and is resting at his Washington, D.C. home. Kentucky's Senior Senator underwent triple by-pass surgery at the Bethesda, Maryland based Medical Center on February third.
Bowling Green, Kentucky – Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say proposals for Interstate Sixty-Six in the Warren County area have been trimmed to seven possibilities. In addition, four proposals remain for the outer beltline for Bowling Green. Officials say public input has played a key role in selecting the most viable options. A series of public meetings to discuss the proposed routes will start February 11 in Richardsville.
Frankfort, Kentucky – Despite negative comments about the idea from House and Senate leaders, Governor Patton is proceeding with a proposed budget based on a tax increase of 570 million dollars. The Governor has indicated that corporations would be targeted for much of the increase. House and Senate leaders say they prefer to reduce the budget at this point.
Bowling Green, Kentucky – The Kentucky Department of Vocational Rehabilitation is holding a series of public hearings for comments on the services it provides to people with disabilities. Program Administrator Allison Jesse says the hearings began in Western Kentucky last week and will continue through January 31st. A public hearing has been scheduled for Somerset on January 28th at the Comfort Inn.
Bowling Green, Kentucky – The City of Bowling Green has moved up a notch in its fire protection rating. Chief of the Bowling Green Fire Department, Gary Brown, says results from the Insurance Services Office of Inspections places Bowling Green in the top three and a half percent of the nation for its ability to respond to fires.