- Kentucky's mine inspectors would be required to spend less time examining coal operations under language inserted in the state Senate's budget proposal. Mine-safety advocates say fewer inspections would raise the risks for miners.
- The Supreme Court seems divided over whether employers' religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.
- Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway says he and 19 other Attorneys Generals plus a City Attorney have reached a settlement with the company that makes the alcoholic drink Four Loko.
- Dam repairs have kept the water lowered the last few years, and it was due to rise to normal levels this year, but the discovery of an endangered fish in Lake Cumberland headwaters prompted a delay.
- Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes launched a program on Tuesday aimed at keeping the addresses of domestic violence and sexual assault victims out of publicly available voter records.