Kentucky state Sen. Kathy Stein http://wkms.org en KY Gun Bill goes to the Senate Floor http://wkms.org/post/ky-gun-bill-goes-senate-floor <p></p><p style="line-height:150%">The Kentucky Senate is expected to vote on legislation focused on blocking any new federal gun control measures.&nbsp; The measure is sponsored by Madison County Senator Jared Carpenter. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:55:31 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 28433 at http://wkms.org KY Gun Bill goes to the Senate Floor Franklin Circuit Judge Finds Redistricting Maps Unconstitutional http://wkms.org/post/franklin-circuit-judge-finds-redistricting-maps-unconstitutional <p>A Franklin Circuit Court judge has thrown out new legislative district maps, saying they violate the basic principles of the Kentucky Constitution.</p><p>Judge Phillip Shepherd&rsquo;s ruling is based on the so-called &ldquo;five percent rule.&rdquo; It says new districts must be within five percent of their ideal size. Shepherd added that the maps of both the House and Senate districts divided too many counties.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:22:04 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 16832 at http://wkms.org