Bill would let Kentucky employers discriminate against smokers
Bill would let Kentucky employers discriminate against smokers

The measure, pre-filed by Republican Kentucky State Sen. John Schickel, would remove smoking from a list of categories that employers can’t discriminate against.

6-vote margin leads to recanvass in race for Ky. House Dist. 27
6-vote margin leads to recanvass in race for Ky. House Dist. 27

The district is one of six House races to get a closer look on Thursday

Lawrence Smith
Sen. Mitch McConnell re-elected majority leader by Republicans
Sen. Mitch McConnell re-elected majority leader by Republicans

Democrats re-elected Sen. Chuck Schumer as minority leader.

Both sides closely watching as lawsuit challenging Ky. abortion law begins
Both sides closely watching as lawsuit challenging Ky. abortion law begins

The law was passed by General Assembly earlier this year, and signed by Gov. Matt Bevin.

Lawrence Smith
'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate race
'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate race

A white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi was seen in a newly published video praising someone by saying "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".

November 12th, 12:19 AM EST
Judge: Sides in Florida recount should 'ramp down' rhetoric
Judge: Sides in Florida recount should 'ramp down' rhetoric

Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and U.S. Senate, recalling the 2000 presidential fiasco.

November 12th, 12:49 AM EST
Local and state legislators propose beefing up animal abuse penalties in Kentucky
Local and state legislators propose beefing up animal abuse penalties in Kentucky

Louisville Metro Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) will introduce an ordinance this week aimed at creating a registry of animal abusers in Jefferson County similar to a sex offender registry this week.

Travis Ragsdale
Democrat Abrams files new suit in Georgia governor's race
Democrat Abrams files new suit in Georgia governor's race

Another lawsuit has been filed in Georgia's unsettled race for governor.

November 11th, 6:58 PM EST
JCPS school board member running for lieutenant governor
JCPS school board member running for lieutenant governor

Rocky Adkins will roll out his gubernatorial bid in Morehead, WDRB News has learned, and has chosen Jefferson County Board of Education member Steph Horne as his running mate, according to paperwork filed with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance.

Kevin Wheatley
Florida finds itself again at center of election controversy
Florida finds itself again at center of election controversy

Possible recounts loom in Florida races for governor, US Senate as Republicans hold razor-thin leads in both contests.

November 9th, 12:47 AM EST
Sen. Mitch McConnell calls Louisville election results 'disturbing'
Sen. Mitch McConnell calls Louisville election results 'disturbing'

The senate majority leader said the urban-rural divide is evident in Kentucky.

Lawrence Smith
Ky. State Rep. Bratcher will not seek House leadership role
Ky. State Rep. Bratcher will not seek House leadership role

The Louisville Republican won re-election on Nov. 6 with more than 53 percent of the vote in the 29th District.

Georgia's Kemp says he's governor-elect, Abrams fights on
Georgia's Kemp says he's governor-elect, Abrams fights on

Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he's captured enough votes to become governor, even though his rival is conceding nothing.

November 8th, 10:27 AM EST
Indiana Gov. Holcomb says hate crimes bill a priority for 2019 legislature
Indiana Gov. Holcomb says hate crimes bill a priority for 2019 legislature

Indiana is one of five states without a specific law, although legislators have tried to enact one for several years.

Marcus Green
Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don't
Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don't

Trump and Pelosi talk about working together before issuing warnings if partisanship prevails.

November 8th, 12:37 AM EST

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