Lawmakers at Odds Over Ending Session Wednesday

The House has adjourned until March 21st, to give the governor time to consider vetoes. But Senate Republicans say they will convene the Senate today, which would be the 30th and final day of the session.

House leaders cried foul, but Senate Majority Leader Robert Stivers says the House walked out of a special session during the Fletcher administration.

Talks on Medicaid Budget Continue in Frankfort

Governor Beshear and the Democratic-controlled House want to shift second year funds to the current year, to fill a huge hole in the Medicaid budget. Any second year deficits would be covered by savings from managed care. The Republican-controlled Senate prefers small, across-the-board cuts to state agencies, including education. Only three days remain in the 30-day session.