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Kentucky Senate Majority Leadership members are holding their annual retreat in Paducah this year. 

The retreat will allow Senate Republicans a chance to discuss and prepare agenda and priorities for the upcoming legislative session in January.  

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The launch of a state public benefit system has drawn criticism from a bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers. 

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Significant public pension debt has led to consternation among state officials during the almost-completed General Assembly session. 

Bill Defining 'Bullying' Clears House Committee, Advances

Mar 23, 2016
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A bill aimed at establishing a statewide definition of bullying in Kentucky's public schools is headed toward the state House after clearing a committee. 

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The Senate has passed a bill aiming to lift restrictions on the building of nuclear reactors in the Commonwealth.  

SB 89 changes requirements for facilities to have plans of permanent nuclear waste disposal on-site.  

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A bill seeking to establish a statewide definition of bullying in Kentucky public schools is headed to a vote in the full senate.  

SB 228 unanimously cleared the Senate Education Committee today (Thursday).

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The lone dissenter of a Kentucky bill that would establish a statewide definition of bullying says the legislation is too broad. Kentucky's State House passed HB 316 last week.

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Legislation seeking to establish a statewide definition for bullying in schools has passed the state House.  

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Efforts to provide civil protections for people who break into vehicles to rescue a child or pet are detailed in two bills moving through the state senate.  

Both passed out of the judiciary committee last week.

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Police departments across Kentucky began outfitting officers with body cameras last year, but don’t expect state troopers to join their ranks anytime soon.

Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer said he supports the idea of equipping the agency’s 1,000 troopers with the cameras, but the cost to do so is too steep.

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