Kentucky's university and college presidents met Wednesday evening with Governor Matt Bevin and state legislators to discuss the budget impasse. The main roadblock between the House and Senate is the proposed funding cuts to higher education.
Officials with the Kentucky Department of Revenue are using safeguards to protect against growing concerns of fraud. Issues at the federal level earlier this year resulted in a break from processing state tax returns in Frankfort.
Advocates of survivors of sexual assault are hailing passage of the SAFE Act during the current Kentucky legislative session. The Sexual Assault Forensic Exam measure addresses a backlog of more than 3,000 untested rape kits and calls for more training and data collection.