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Some Kentucky lawmakers are telling public employees they shouldn’t do anything rash when it comes to their retirement decisions.

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Veterans advocates say the hard part has just begun as Bowling Green seeks to open the state’s fifth veterans nursing home. 

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Two state legislative resolutions calling for a national constitutional convention got a hearing Monday in Frankfort. Elections, Constitutional Amendments, and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee Chair Kenny Imes told the packed room no vote would come this session, but the issue would be studied over the next year.

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Kentucky may join a national movement that wants the U.S. Constitution amended at a national convention. A group known as Convention of States plans to lobby members of the General Assembly today in Frankfort.

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Fresh off their historic wins in the General Assembly, Kentucky House Republicans are strategizing this week at a retreat in Bowling Green. 

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Republican members of the Kentucky House are planning to boycott a meeting on the state’s under-funded pension system.  House Speaker Greg Stumbo has called lawmakers to return to Frankfort Tuesday, but the GOP is calling it a trick. 

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Kentucky House Republicans unveiled their budget proposal Tuesday. The house GOP strategy seeks to modify Governor Bevin’s suggested two-year spending plan. 

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A week from tomorrow lawmakers will converge on the State Capitol for the start of the 2016 general assembly session.  It will likely be a time to get a feel for new leadership.

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Pointing to strong tax collections, state budget officials say Kentucky will likely avoid another budget shortfall.

Revenues are expected to increase more than 3 percent in the budget year that ends June 30.

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Against the advice of Kentucky’s attorney general, Warren County Fiscal Court has passed a local right-to-work law, becoming the first county in the nation to do so.

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