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Behind the Scenes with KET’s Legislative Coverage

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Behind the Scenes with KET’s Legislative Coverage

Before the 2016 General Assembly session concludes, take a tour of KET's production offices at the capitol in Frankfort.

Lawmakers Continue Budget Talks as Deadline Looms

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Lawmakers Continue Budget Talks as Deadline Looms

Gov. Matt Bevin, Senate Republicans, and House Democrats exchanged words and multiple proposals on Tuesday in hopes of advancing negotiations on the state budget.

Kynect Advocates Make Another Plea for the State Exchange

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Kynect Advocates Make Another Plea for the State Exchange

Health care advocates and religious leaders called on lawmakers to keep the state's health insurance exchange and the navigators who help individuals sign up for coverage.

House Considers Marriage License Compromise

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House Considers Marriage License Compromise

A Louisville senator proposes compromise legislation that would create a single application form for straight and gay couples seeking a marriage license.

House Democrats Send State Budget to Senate

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House Democrats Send State Budget to Senate

After vigorous and lengthy debate on Wednesday, the House passed a $21 billion budget plan that received all 53 Democratic votes and abstentions from the 47 Republican members.