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Attorneys argue over Medicaid lawsuit
An attorney for Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration Monday asked a Franklin Circuit Court Judge to dismiss a tea party activist’s suit challenging Beshear’s decision to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, saying the suit is premature and lacks any demonstration of particular harm to the plaintiff.
Toyota expands bornlearning program
More than a few parents of Rose Molinary’s young students at Raceland-Worthington Independent Schools never attended college and some didn’t graduate from high schools.
Beshear says he will call special session by Friday
Gov. Steve Beshear said Monday he will let lawmakers know sometime this week when he’ll call them into special session to once again take up legislative redistricting.
Chicago, Dwight Yoakam, ‛Mamma Mia,’ Weird Al highlight EKU Center’s third season
Performances by Chicago, Dwight Yoakam and LeAnn Rimes, as well as stage productions of “Rock of Ages,” “Mamma Mia” and “The Addams Family” are among the highlights of the 2013-14 season at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts.
McConnell promises to be Obama’s worst nightmare
They call it the Lincoln Day Dinner, but when Kentucky Republicans gathered Saturday night at the Hyatt Regency, it was mostly about Mitch McConnell.
Mitch McConnell and Barack Obama.
Madison County Relay for Life 2013
Hundreds turned out Friday night to support and fundraise for cancer research at the annual Madison County Relay for Life.
County board accepts insurance bids from new providers
The Madison County School Board accepted bids for fleet, general liability, educator’s legal liability, property, worker’s compensation and pollution insurance for the 2013-14 school year for a total cost of almost $1.1 million at Thursday’s meeting. This is up from the $939,673 spent last year with longtime school district insurer, the Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust (KSBIT).
School board splits 3-2 on policy updates
The Madison County School Board approved 3-2 Thursday night the first reading of board policy updates for 2013-14,.
Board members will have 30 days to look over the updates and report any questions or concerns they have before second reading.
Zawacki to head education and workforce cabinet
Gov. Steve Beshear has picked a former automobile executive and Transportation Cabinet official to head up the Cabinet for Education and Workforce Development.
New medicare rule starts in July
Changes are coming for people with “original Medicare who use home delivery of diabetic testing supplies," according to information provided by the State Health Insurance Program.
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