Lawmakers in both chambers have passed a bill aimed at reducing the cost of uncontested special legislative elections. Kentucky House lawmakers passed the measure weeks ago, while it passed the Senate Wednesday.
Two US Senators from Kentucky and two from Tennessee are among twelve GOP lawmakers who are questioning whether the Obama Administration is using the Internal Revenue Service to target Tea Party related non-profit organizations. The twelve members of the US Senate have sent a letter to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.
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President Obama is picking North Carolina to beat Kentucky in the national title game, calling the Tar Heels a more experienced team. The president released his NCAA tournament brackets on ESPN Wednesday.
Leaders of the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce and the US Commercial Service say there is significant potential for increasing exports from Kentucky, and they will work together to provide information and training to local businesses wanting to try the global market.