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General Assembly Adjourns

Updated: 03/28/2007 - Lawmakers adjourn the 2007 regular session of the General Assembly. They’ll return on January 8, 2008, unless Governor Fletcher calls a special session.

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Kentucky Speed Limits Increase

Posted: 03/27/2007 - Your drive time on Kentucky interstates could be cut just in time for summer travel. Governor Ernie Fletcher signed House Bill 83 which would increase speed limits from 65 to 70 miles-per-hour on our interstates and parkways, but a safety study will be done throughout the state before any speed limits are raised.

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Mongiardo in Trouble?

Updated: 03/26/2007 - A candidate for lieutenant governor failed to disclose a financial interest he holds in a Frankfort apartment complex. State Senator Daniel Mongiardo said he is a passive investor in the apartments.

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Lawmakers Return to Frankfort

Updated: 03/26/2007 - Kentucky lawmakers returned today, Monday, March 26, 2007, for the final two days of this year’s regular session, but members of the House and Senate still cannot agree on some key issues. Several spending issues are causing a lot of debate.

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Governor's Race Ethics Filing

Updated: 03/26/2007 - A candidate for Lieutenant Governor failed to disclose a financial interest he holds in a $725,000 Frankfort apartment complex in a mandatory disclosure form filed with two state agencies.

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Minimum Wage Increase

Updated: 03/23/2007 - Under a bill signed by Governor Fletcher, the state’s lowest paid workers will get a pay raise.

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Fletcher Signs Mine Safety Bill

Updated: 03/23/2007 - Governor Ernie Fletcher signs a mine safety bill that will provide new safety measures for coal miners. House Bill 207 was sponsored by Representative Brent Yonts of Greenville, Ky.

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Popular Vote Legislation

Updated: 03/22/2007 - Kentucky would join other states in an effort to by-pass the electoral college under a plan pending in the Kentucky House. Under the measure, Kentucky would instead pick the president by popular vote.

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Briefing on Pension Funds

Updated: 03/22/2007 - Kentucky Senate President David Williams said he’s inviting all state lawmakers to a briefing Friday, March 23, 2007, to talk about the Senate Plan on State Pension Funds.

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City Commission Meeting Recap

Updated: 03/22/2007 - Bowling Green City Commissioners vote to stay the course when it comes to the city's Inter-Local agreement with the county and the Inter-Modal Transportation Authority.

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Speed Limit Law Passes

Posted: 03/22/2007 - In Frankfort, Governor Ernie Fletcher signs a bill allowing an increase in the speed limit on certain parts of Interstate 65. The bill specifies the increase will only come after an Engineering Safety Study is done by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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Pension System Proposal

Posted: 03/22/2007 - The potential overhaul of the State Pension System receives criticism from U.S. Senator Jim Bunning. The pension overall has been endorsed by Governor Fletcher and the State Senate, but has yet to pass.

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Speaker Richards Opens Local Campaign Office

Posted: 03/21/2007 - The Kentucky Speaker of the House said his hometown is the heart of his campaign for governor. Jody Richards announced the opening of his local campaign office.

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Warren County Insurance Premium Tax a No-Go

Updated: 03/19/2007 - A possible insurance premium tax for Warren County residents is a no-go and now a Budget and Revenue Committee will look at other options for the county's three-million dollar shortfall.

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Fletcher Comes to Glasgow

Posted: 03/16/2007 - Governor Fletcher visited the Glasgow Campus of Western Kentucky University to sign House Bill 468 into law on Thursday, March 15, 2007. The law gives a new company incentives to come to Barren County, which could have a significant impact on the areas work force.

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Fletcher May Call Special Session

Posted: 03/15/2007 - On March 13, 2007, Governor Fletcher called a special news conference. This comes after the 2007 General Assembly adjourned for a two-week break.

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Tax Incentives for Kentucky Ford

Updated: 03/12/2007 - Another measure approved by the Senate is a tax incentive package, which is aimed at keeping Ford Motor Company in Kentucky.

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Lawmakers' Latests

Updated: 03/10/2007 - State lawmakers are working hard to improve Kentucky's state of life. From a safer cigarettes bill, the revision of the Boni Bill, a speed limit increase and approving impaired driving bills, stay connected to wbko.com for the latest on what Legislation is doing for Kentucky

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Senate Passes Minimum Wage

Posted: 03/09/2007 - Kentucky's minimum wage would increase for the first time in a decade under a bill the Senate approved.

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