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Reconvening after a weeklong break, Kentucky lawmakers passed a measure Thursday offering relief to workers and employers suffering economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.


  Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne said a bill to legalize medical marijuana for some medical conditions could come up for a House vote as soon as next week.

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Republican leaders in the Kentucky House are preparing to unveil legislation aimed at increasing the state's workforce. 


After taking a three week break, Kentucky lawmakers return to Frankfort on Tuesday for the second part of this year’s legislative session.

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Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne on Monday dismissed chances for a quick agreement to change one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems as state lawmakers prepare to resume this year's legislative session.

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A judge has ruled Kentucky's incoming GOP House speaker does not have to answer the questions of a newly elected Democrat facing an election challenge from his Republican rival.

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Republican leaders of the Kentucky House of Representatives have fired a staffer who last year claimed she was punished for reporting that lawmakers had sexually harassed her colleague.

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Republicans in the Kentucky House of Representatives have selected a new set of leaders for the upcoming legislative session and nominated a new speaker for the first time since Rep. Jeff Hoover stepped down from the position early this year amid a sexual harassment scandal.

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In a rare public rebuke, Kentucky's top House leader on Wednesday chastised fellow Republican Gov. Matt Bevin for criticizing teachers who have mobilized to oppose a plan to revamp one of the nation's worst-funded public pension plans.

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After weeks of behind-the-scenes work, Republican leaders in Kentucky sounded upbeat Friday about the prospects of overhauling one of the country's worst-funded state pension systems.