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Politics
9:15 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

Judge Allows Media Outlets To Intervene In Harassment Suit

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A Franklin Circuit Court judge on Wednesday granted a motion filed by the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and The Courier-Journal to intervene in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the Legislative Research Commission.

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Government
8:13 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Media Outlets File Motion to Intervene in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Involving Lawmakers

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The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and The Courier-Journal have filed a motion to intervene in an ongoing sexual harassment lawsuit filed against the Legislative Research Commission by two former staffers of the agency.

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Government
2:45 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

How MSU Students Can Apply to Legislative Research Commission's 2016 Internship Program

Jordan Smith on Sounds Good
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Each of Kentucky's public universities has someone managing governmental affairs, who follows pieces of legislation affecting higher education and its impact on a regional level. Murray State's Director of Governmental Relations Jordan Smith joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about some of the bills passed in this year's Legislative Session, an internship opportunity with the Legislative Research Commission for qualified college students and his thoughts on what it's like to work with Murray State President Dr. Bob Davies in Frankfort.

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Politics
3:49 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Despite GOP Objections, Kentucky House Moves On Legislative Research Commission Reforms

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The state House on Friday passed a bill that would create a personnel policy for the troubled Legislative Research Commission, the state agency that provides staffers and research for legislators.

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Government
2:18 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

House Democrats File Bills to Reform Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

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State House Democrats are pushing to make changes to the troubled Legislative Research Commission, as recommended in the draft of an audit of the state agency released last month.

The report said staffers took issue with the LRC’s pay structure and hiring practices, which were described as opaque and unfair.

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Government
8:21 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Senate Democrats and Republicans Debate Process on Floor

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Democrats in the Kentucky Senate sent a formal letter to the chamber’s president expressing concern about the pace of bill consideration.

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Government
6:54 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Kentucky Senate President Stivers: Wait to Hire LRC Director

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The Legislative Research Commission will not move forward with hiring a new director for the troubled state agency for now.

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Government
7:02 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Kentucky Legislative Leaders Seeking Permanent LRC Director

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The leaders of the Kentucky House and Senate are beginning the process of hiring a new director of the Legislative Research Commission.

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Government
2:20 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Beshear Reacts to Kentucky Legislative Research Commission Audit

Credit Legislative Research Commission

A performance audit of the Legislative Research Commission has blamed poor staff morale on outdated management practices, a lack of communication and decision-making that isn't transparent.

Governor Steve Beshear says a draft report shows a need for reforms.

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Government
5:32 am
Tue January 27, 2015

John Arnold Accuser Alleges Retaliation in Firing From Kentucky Statehouse Job

State Rep. Johnny Bell
Credit Kentucky LRC

  A former Kentucky legislative staffer alleges House Majority Whip Johnny Bell fired her because she’d filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against another legislator.

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