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Indiana

Ind. Senate passes resolution opposing tougher ozone limits

Ind. Senate passes resolution opposing tougher ozone limitsThe resolution comes just weeks after Gov. Mike Pence and 10 other governors sent a letter to the EPA urging it to keep the nation's current limits set in 2008.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Community

Kelley Paul: It's hard to watch my husband get criticized

Kelley Paul: It's hard to watch my husband get criticized"As a spouse, you always want the person you love to come off the best that they can, so it's hard for me sometimes to see him being criticized because that's not who he is in terms of relationships with women," Paul said on NBC's Today show,...
  • Community
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Amid heated race, 2 GOP candidates for governor throw pies

Amid heated race, 2 GOP candidates for governor throw piesTwo of the four candidates on Monday had pies thrown in their faces to raise awareness for Read On, a northern Kentucky based charity that helps children read at grade level.
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Indiana Legislature nears deadline with unresolved issues

Indiana Legislature nears deadline with unresolved issuesLegislators face possible debates Monday over the new state budget and a proposal allowing the removal of Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz as leader of the state Board of Education.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Indiana

Contractors to rally against repeal of construction wage law

Contractors to rally against repeal of construction wage lawMonday's rally at the Statehouse falls on the same day that Senate members are expected to vote on the measure, which would eliminate the boards that set wages for state or local building projects which cost more than $350,000.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
News

Former state rep. pleads guilty to campaign finance violations

Former state rep. pleads guilty to campaign finance violationsThis morning, in Franklin Circuit Court, Waide pleaded guilty to Attempting to Accept Illegal Campaign Contributions and Attempted Unlawful Campaign Expenditures
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Obama, Castro speak by phone amid bid to restore Cuba ties

Obama, Castro speak by phone amid bid to restore Cuba tiesThe extraordinary, late-night call between President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro came shortly after both leaders arrived in Panama City for the Summit of the Americas, which begins on Friday. The two leaders have been working to restore diplomatic...
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Community

Gov. Beshear, First Lady ceremonially sign long awaited bill to protect victims of dating violence

Gov. Beshear, First Lady ceremonially sign long awaited bill to protect victims of dating violence"The work put forth on House Bill 8 was a paradigm for the entire session – two chambers and two political parties working together, despite differences, to find common ground and pass much needed, meaningful legislation," Gov. Beshear said.
  • Community
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

How might Rand Paul fair in the first state to vote for presidential nominees

How might Rand Paul fair in the first state to vote for presidential nomineesHis stop in New Hampshire is one of the first in a series of visits to states that vote first in Republican primaries. Paul will also visit Nevada, South Carolina, and Iowa.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Judge temporarily seals testimony of Lt. Gov. candidate in sexual harassment lawsuit

Judge temporarily seals testimony of Lt. Gov. candidate in sexual harassment lawsuitState representative Sannie Overly is scheduled to give a deposition on a lawsuit by state workers who say they were sexually harassed by former lawmaker John Arnold.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Judge seals Overly testimony in harassment suit, for now

Judge seals Overly testimony in harassment suit, for nowA state judge has temporarily sealed the testimony of a Democratic lieutenant governor candidate in a sexual harassment lawsuit.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Rand Paul to holds rally in Milford, New Hampshire

Rand Paul to holds rally in Milford, New HampshireRand Paul announced his run for president Tuesday in Louisville at the Galt House during his "Stand with Rand" rally.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

The DNC lashes back at Paul calling his polices 'outdated,out of touch'

The DNC lashes back at Paul calling his polices 'outdated,out of touch'The fact remains that Rand Paul's polices are way outside the mainstream. His plans would be harmful to the middle class and his leadership, and anymore power added to it, would weaken the the United States and our allies.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Rand Paul ready to join 2016 presidential campaign

Rand Paul ready to join 2016 presidential campaignPaul begins the 2016 race as the second fully declared candidate, behind Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Kentucky, Wisconsin governors bet bourbon to root beer

Kentucky, Wisconsin governors bet bourbon to root beerBeshear and Walker are wagering on their home teams, and Walker bet a basket of Wisconsin cheese, sausage and root beer.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

President Obama talks about economy at Louisville's Indatus

President Obama talks about economy at Louisville's IndatusIt is his first trip to Kentuckiana as president and his stop in Louisville is one of 20 during his tour to promote the White House Tech Hire initiative - specifically the Code Louisville project.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Some politicians plan to attend Pres. Obama's visit to Lou.

Some politicians plan to attend Pres. Obama's visit to Lou.One top Democrat will not be there. The gubernatorial campaign of Attorney General Jack Conway tells WHAS11 that Conway will be in Eastern Kentucky on Thursday to discuss drug abuse.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Community

President Obama coming to Louisville

President Obama coming to LouisvilleAs first reported by WHAS11, President Barack Obama will be coming to Louisville April 2.
  • Community
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Sen. Rand Paul announces national tour stops

Sen. Rand Paul announces national tour stopsIt's a multi-state pit stop right here in Louisville, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Iowa; several states with early primaries.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Ky Governor's race: Heiner expands lead in Republican poll

Ky Governor's race: Heiner expands lead in Republican pollInvestment manager Matt Bevin is next with 12 percent support and former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott is a distant fourth with four percent support in the poll.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Indiana

Governor, Senate Democratic Leader release statements after signing Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Governor, Senate Democratic Leader release statements after signing Religious Freedom Restoration Act"The Constitution of the United States and the Indiana Constitution both provide strong recognition of the freedom of religion but today, many people of faith feel their religious liberty is under attack by government action."
  • Indiana
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Components of Ky.'s newly passed heroin bill has mixed reviews

Components of Ky.'s newly passed heroin bill has mixed reviewsKey components of Kentucky's newly passed heroin bill has mixed reviews including the controversial needle exchanges which allows addicts to trade out dirty needles for new ones at local health departments, pending city and county approval.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Kentucky mom rejoices over passing of DUI Interlock Bill

Kentucky mom rejoices over passing of DUI Interlock BillIt was a long night for lawmakers in Frankfort Tuesday as they worked to pass legislation like the DUI Interlock Bill, and it was an even longer night for Theresa Martinez who was up waiting for it to pass.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Ky.'s 2015 General Assembly ends, passes multiple bills

Ky.'s 2015 General Assembly ends, passes multiple billsThe following is a list of bills that passed on the last day of Kentucky's General Assembly:
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Kentucky lawmakers OK bill to protect children

Kentucky lawmakers OK bill to protect childrenThe measure would increase money flowing into the Kentucky State Police's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Tax checkoff proposal clears Kentucky legislature

Tax checkoff proposal clears Kentucky legislatureThe House and Senate passed the final version as lawmakers neared completion of this year's legislative session. The measure was sent to Gov. Steve Beshear early Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Ky. expands booster seat law to children under 57 inches

Ky. expands booster seat law to children under 57 inchesCurrent law requires children under 7 years old and between 40 inches and 50 inches tall to be strapped into booster seats.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago