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The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at giving online retailer Amazon a tax break on the purchase of jet fuel as part of its decision to locate a major air hub in northern Kentucky.

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A bill before the Kentucky general assembly includes the possibility of better county-to-county coordination of recreational trail development. The Kentucky House passed the bill Monday. It calls for the creation of the Kentucky Mountain Regional Recreation Authority to develop, police, maintain, and market ATV, horseback riding, cycling, and hiking trails.

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The Kentucky House is expected to vote this week on proposed legislation to prohibit shock probation in driving under the influence cases that involve fatalities. The measure emerged from the House Judiciary Committee last week.

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The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools.

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Legislation providing for the increased use of experimental drugs for terminally ill patients is heading to the Kentucky House.

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Kentucky's new Republican majority is poised to pass a host of legislation targeting labor unions, abortion and legislator's public pensions.

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Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo says he did not approve the subpoena of a Democratic lawmaker saying the legislator's testimony is "absolutely irrelevant" in an investigation of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.  

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House Speaker Greg Stumbo on Wednesday said the remaining Democratic members of the state House were in good spirits despite heavy losses on Election Day.

“We got hit by a tsunami named ‘Hurricane Donald,’” Stumbo said.

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Republicans are intent on holding onto a legislative district in south Louisville where a state lawmaker switched political parties to join ranks with Gov. Matt Bevin last year.

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Election night in Frankfort last year was supposed to be a celebration for Kentucky Democrats ushering Attorney General Jack Conway into the governorship, just as all the polls had predicted would happen.

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