WIll Coursey

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  A business owner in Benton is looking to flip Democrat Will Coursey’s Sixth District State House seat in 2018.

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Three west Kentucky lawmakers fielded questions in Paducah Tuesday night from a series of people representing teachers, state workers and retirees regarding Governor Matt Bevin's proposed pension reform plan. 

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On a night when Republicans took control of the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first time in nearly a century, some local Democrats managed to retain their seats.

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Update: KYTC Confirms, local state representatives respond. See updates below

The speed limits on major roads connecting Murray to the Purchase Parkway and Mayfield to Paducah are set to increase. 

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Four candidates have filed for seats in the Kentucky legislature that are not affiliated with either of the two major political parties.

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  Parties in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the state Legislative Research Commission and legislators announced in June that a settlement had been reached.

But more than a month later, the settlement is still not official because not all of the defendants have signed it, said Thomas Clay, the attorney for the plaintiffs.

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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.  

Judge Makes No Decision in LRC Sexual Harassment Case

Sep 11, 2014
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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.

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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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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