Kentucky House of Representatives


  The Kentucky House of Representatives wants Congress to change the federal definition of hemp.

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A bill discouraging protests against pipelines and other “key infrastructure” has passed out of the Kentucky House of Representatives after receiving an amendment quelling some advocates’ free speech concerns.

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A Muhlenberg County educator is seeking Kentucky’s 15th district house seat this fall. 

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Kentucky's former House speaker on Friday dropped a lawsuit demanding that a woman give back the $110,000 she received in a secret sexual harassment settlement involving them.

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Kentucky took the first step to legalizing sports betting on Wednesday as a legislative committee strongly endorsed a bill that one estimate says would bring in at least $20 million a year in new taxes.

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Legal sports betting in Kentucky could be worth at least $20 million a year in new taxes, with most of it going to the state's struggling public pension systems, according to an analysis of a proposal in the House of Representatives.


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


  A Democrat whose one-vote victory for a Kentucky House seat is being challenged by his Republican rival has filed a subpoena for the incoming GOP House speaker.

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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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The minority floor leader of the Kentucky House of Representatives has filed paperwork to raise money for a campaign for governor, setting up a potentially spirited Democratic primary to challenge Republican incumbent Matt Bevin.