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Politics
11:06 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Will Coursey Re-elected for 6th District State House Seat

Will Coursey
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Democratic incumbent Will Coursey defeated Republican challenger Keith Travis by just under 2,500 votes to win the race for Kentucky’s 6th District State House seat.  

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Government
11:55 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Judge Makes No Decision in LRC Sexual Harassment Case

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In Frankfort, lawyers for the state are asking a judge not to allow the release of documents that could include information on sexual harassment in Kentucky state government.

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Government
3:59 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Date Set For Hearing in Lawsuits Against Will Coursey and John Arnold

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Originally published on Fri August 8, 2014 3:55 pm

Statehouse staffers who've filed lawsuits against a current state legislator and a former lawmaker want access to a report their attorney said may include allegations of improper behavior by other legislators.

In Sept. 10 hearing, a Franklin Circuit judge will consider motions regarding lawsuits filed against Rep. Will Coursey, D-Symsonia, and former Rep. John Arnold, D-Sturgis.

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Government
2:54 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Coursey's Attorney Attempts to Seal "Smut-Filled" Deposition Videos

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The counsel for Kentucky State Representative Will Coursey (D-Symsonia) is asking a judge to seal embarrassing videos of a deposition he gave in his counter-suit against a Capitol staffer who has accused him of sexual harassment. 

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Government
12:38 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Coursey Pushes for Higher Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees

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Kentucky state Rep. Will Coursey of Symsonia wants the state to raise the minimum wage for tipped employees. 

The three-term Democrat’s bill would first boost the wage from $2.13 per hour to $3.00 if passed this session. Then starting July 2015 the minimum wage would increase by 95 cents each year until it is 70 percent of the hourly minimum wage of non-tipped employees - currently $7.25.

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Politics
7:58 am
Fri January 10, 2014

6th District State House Race Shaping Up as Travis Announces Plans

Will Coursey-Incumbent Democrat (Left) Keith Travis-Republican Challenger (Right)
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Marshall County native Keith Travis announced his intentions today to file his Republican candidacy papers for the Kentucky House of Representatives 6th District seat.

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Politics
11:45 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Kentucky Legislators Receive First Sexual Harassment Training

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Kentucky lawmakers have finished their first-ever training on sexual harassment.

More than a hundred lawmakers heard a lecture from Aime McFerren, a Louisville attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She shared strategies for identifying sexual harassment, and the benefits of preventing it.

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Politics
4:09 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Coursey and Cusic Will Provide Depositions in Harassment Suit

Rep. Will Coursey
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Representative Will Coursey (D-Symsonia) will have to provide depositions in a retaliation lawsuit brought against him by a state staffer.

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Government
10:22 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Kentucky Lawmakers Hire Firm to Represent LRC in Harassment Lawsuits

Lawmakers unanimously approved a contract today to hire attorneys to represent a state agency in a pair of sexual harassment lawsuits.

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Government
12:39 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

First Hearing for Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against John Arnold Considers Who are Defendants

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The first hearing in the sexual harassment lawsuit against former state Rep. John Arnold and elements of Kentucky state government revolved Wednesday around determining which parties should be accused.

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