Lawmakers Assess 2009 Kentucky General Assembly

Kentucky House and Senate leaders say the 2009 legislative session was one of the most bipartisan and successful sessions on record. But what about rank and file lawmakers? Do they agree? Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh went looking for answers.

KY Budget Plan To Get First Hearing

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A budget-balancing plan that includes tax hikes on alcohol and tobacco products is moving in the Kentucky General Assembly. The first hearing on the measure is Tuesday morning in the House Appropriations and Revenue committee. Among opponents is Louisville Rep. Jim Wayne, who says it doesn’t go far enough. […]