kentucky laws

Government
3:45 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

House Panel Rejects Right-to-Work Bill

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Kentucky lawmakers have killed a bill that would establish so-called “right-to-work” laws in the commonwealth. The Republican-backed bill would prohibit workers from paying union dues as a condition of employment.

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Government
3:12 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Supreme Court DOMA Ruling Doesn't Affect Kentucky Law

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The U.S. Supreme's Court ruling Wednesday striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act does not impact Kentucky laws regarding the definition of marriage. Kentucky voters in 2004 approved an amendment to the state constitution defining a marriage as being between one man and one woman. 

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Kentucky Law
6:49 am
Mon July 9, 2012

New Kentucky Laws Take Effect Thursday

A long list of new laws are set to take effect in Kentucky this week, including one that will allow the state to offer extra tax incentives to encourage automobile manufacturers and parts suppliers to expand production in the state.

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