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HUD Secretary Ben Carson to visit Louisville on Friday

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is scheduled to visit Louisville on Friday, where he will promote a childhood literacy program. Spokespersons with HUD confirmed that Carson would be in Louisville...

Early rollouts of Real ID lead to long waits and delays

By Emily Laytham | Lexington Herald-Leader Early rollouts of the Real ID system have led to longer wait times and mass delays for Kentuckians seeking to renew or obtain their licenses in two pilot counties. The...

Senate passes quasi pension bill, signed by governor

The state Senate followed the lead of the state House on Wednesday by passing the bill to address the rising pension costs of regional universities and quasi-governmental agencies, which was signed into law two hours later...

House passes quasi pension bill over Democrats’ objections

The state House passed a bill on Monday by a 52-46 vote to address the rising pension costs of regional universities and quasi-governmental agencies, over the objections of Democrats who said it could violate the inviolable...

Kentucky lawmakers kick off pension special session

Kentucky lawmakers gaveled in Friday morning, kicking off a long-awaited special session on pensions for quasi-governmental agencies. Regional universities and other quasi agencies’ pension contributions skyrocketed on July 1, jumping from 49% of every employee’s salary...

Bevin, Beshear clash in gubernatorial candidate forum

The Kentucky Farm Bureau hosted a forum for gubernatorial candidates Matt Bevin and Andy Beshear on Wednesday, where the two rivals weighed in on various agricultural and rural issues, but mostly stuck to the familiar themes...

Coalition for the Homeless names 6 HUD grant winners

Six local organizations have been named beneficiaries of a $3.45 million U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant to the Coalition for the Homeless to help end youth and young adult homelessness in Louisville, according...

Sun Valley pool reopens despite budget deficit

Louisville’s budget concerns haven’t kept all of the city pools closed this summer. The Sun Valley pool at the Sun Valley Community Center officially reopened on Monday, as Louisville Metro Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) allocated $40,000...