The Kentucky House of Representatives is preparing to convene with a Republican majority for the first time in nearly 100 years.
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Republicans will take over the Kentucky legislature next week with the help of millions of dollars in contributions from the finance and energy industries.
Western Kentucky lawmakers, both democratic and republican, pledge to work together in the legislative session beginning Tuesday.
Eric Grietens, a Republican and former Navy SEAL, won the election earlier this year against Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster.
Nuclear-generating power stations could be allowed to operate again in Kentucky. State rep. Gerald Watkins pre-filed legislation Wednesday to lift a nuclear moratorium that has been in place since...
A tax levy is not required, but County Commission Chair Jerel Childers says they need it to keep the county afloat financially.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Kentucky's switch to the federal marketplace could have confused some consumers during the first month of open enrollment.
President Barack Obama has pardoned one Illinois resident and shortened the sentences of seven others in the state convicted of federal crimes.
Kentucky Senate Democrats have re-elected two of their top leaders.
After a year in office, Gov. Matt Bevin has filled the full-time job of overseeing the agency tasked with creating jobs in Kentucky.
The Mayfield City Council has appointed Steven Elder to replace outgoing member John Poole, who resigned his seat to serve as the city's director of planning and community development.
A safer community is one of the goals Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry outlined Tuesday during his state of the city speech.
Kentucky's Republican governor says he will not use the state's new GOP majority to push through a bill restricting transgender bathroom use.
Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin met with reporters on Friday to discuss his first year in office and look ahead to the 2017 legislative session.
Former Kentucky Personnel Cabinet Secretary Tim Longmeyer has pleaded guilty to a state felony charge related to a kickback scheme.
A local county leader is urged to resign following federal fraud charges.
Comptroller Susana Mendoza says state employees promised bonuses will now have to wait to receive them during the ongoing budget impasse.
The incoming GOP majority for the Kentucky House of Representatives has chosen 13 men and four women to lead standing committees that will decide what bills will be heard when the legislature...
Illinois legislative leaders and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner are succeeding more at frustrating each other than at striking a deal to end an 18-month budget impasse that's damaging the state's...
Gov. Bruce Rauner is calling on new Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza to fight a lawsuit filed by her fellow Democratic lawmakers seeking to collect paychecks they haven't received since May.
Susana Mendoza has been sworn in as Illinois comptroller.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said President-elect Donald Trump is a man who truly loves America Friday when Bevin stopped by our newsroom.
Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger says lawmakers suing her to get back pay are "cowards."
Rauner says right now Democrats only want to do another stop gap budget.