Update: A state judge has ruled Kentucky's attorney general can intervene in a lawsuit challenging the governor's decision to remove the chairman of the state's retirement system board of trustees. The decision means Attorney General Andy Beshear now has three pending lawsuits against Gov. Matt Bevin.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation banning the sale of synthetic drugs known as ‘bath salts’ in the state. Rauner signed the bill aimed at curbing what he called an ‘epidemic’ afflicting rural communities.
Kentuckians with certain felony convictions can now begin the process of having such Class D offenses expunged. July 15th marks the first effective day of the legislation approved by lawmakers earlier this year.