Government

Press Releases & Events
3:38 pm
Tue December 13, 2011

Beshear on Expanded Gambling

-Government & Politics - WKMS
10:53 am
Tue December 13, 2011

JCPS Board Delays Student Assignment Vote

The Jefferson County Board of Education has been presented a new student assignment plan after months of anticipation, but the board has delayed any decisions about implementing the plan until next month.

The new plan was proposed to the board at Monday night’s board meeting. The proposal maintains the current six clusters and boundaries the district uses to measure diversity, but includes new diversity criteria recommended by UCLA professor Gary Orfield, who provided the district with ideas in September.

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-Government & Politics - WKMS
2:50 pm
Wed December 7, 2011

McConnell Backhands Fellow Republicans Millionaire Tax Increase Bill

During a press conference Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., took jabs at a fellow GOP lawmaker for introducing a bill that raises taxes on wealthy Americans to extend the payroll tax cuts.

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-Government & Politics - WKMS
4:27 pm
Tue December 6, 2011

Kentucky's Department of Community Based Services Commissioner Resigns

 

 

The commissioner of Kentucky’s Department of Community Based Services, which provides various welfare services like foster care and child protection, is stepping down amid growing criticism about the department’s handling of child abuse cases.

Patricia Wilson submitted her resignation last Friday; officials for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services say it was a personal decision.

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Press Releases & Events
8:54 am
Tue November 29, 2011

Commissioners say no to CCC request

Government & Politics - WKMS
2:08 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Commentary: The Diplomacy of Herman Cain

Dr. Brian Clardy

Murray, KY – The views expressed in this commentary are those of Dr. Brian Clardy and don't necessarily reflect the views of WKMS.

Murray State History Professor and Foreign Policy Analyst Dr. Brian Clardy takes a look at the diplomacy of Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain.

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Press Releases & Events
12:00 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

Paducah McCracken CCC Manager Search Narrowed

Government & Politics - WKMS
5:29 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

Taking Stock In The Things That Really Matter

Richard Nelson

Murray, KY – On Tuesday, Kentuckians cast their ballots for important statewide offices. Commentator Richard Nelson says as much as Kentucky loves college basketball, participating in our government is more important.

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Press Releases & Events
8:09 am
Mon October 17, 2011

Beshear Outpacing Williams in State Employee Contributions

Press Releases & Events
7:35 am
Mon October 17, 2011

KY Employment Office Launches Job-match System

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