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Justice reform groups have filed a lawsuit over a Tennessee law they say punishes the poor by revoking driver's licenses due to unpaid court fines.

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 Two  anti-abortion bills took the floor on Thursday for the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives.

 

The Senate has passed a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

 

 

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Legislation reforming how labor unions and union dues operate moved through both chambers of the Kentucky legislature Thursday. Here's what cleared the House and Senate: 

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Republican state Senator Mark Green of Ashland City near Clarksville is the first among a bevy of potential candidates to take a formal step toward entering the Tennessee governor's race in 2018. 

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A bill requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions has cleared a Kentucky House committee over objections from abortion-rights advocates.

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Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blasted fellow GOP lawmakers for ignoring the government's spiraling debt problem in their rush to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law.

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A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky has filed a bill to ban transgender bathroom use in public buildings.

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Kentucky's new Republican majority is poised to pass a host of legislation targeting labor unions, abortion and legislator's public pensions.

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House Republicans have advanced two bills targeting labor unions in Kentucky. A House committee approved bills Wednesday that would ban mandatory labor union membership and repeal the state's prevailing wage law. 

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Kentucky's Republican House Speaker says it is likely the state legislature will meet on Saturday to pass the first bills of the year. 

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