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KY Sues to Block Expansion of Overtime Pay Law
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:18 AM
A coalition of 21 states is suing the U.S. Department of Labor over a new rule that would make more higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay. Nevada attorney general Adam Laxalt filed the lawsuit in Texas on Tuesday, urging the court to block implementation before the regulation takes effect in December. The measure would shrink the so-called "white collar exemption" and more than ...
Supreme Court: Bevin Cannot Cut University Budgets
Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:34 AM
Kentucky's highest court says the state's Republican governor cannot cut the budgets of public colleges and universities without the approval of the state legislature. The 5-2 ruling by the state Supreme Court reverses a lower court ruling that said Gov. Matt Bevin had the authority to order public colleges and universities not to spend all of the money the state legislature gave them. ...
New Felony Expungement Law Causing Confusion
Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:47 PM
A new law meant to give some felons a second chance by expunging their criminal records is causing confusion and disagreement. The law allows people convicted of certain felonies, including theft and drug possession, to have those felonies expunged after certain conditions are met. Multiple felonies can be expunged if they stem from a "single incident." The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer ...
Waters: Overtime Rules 'Fairness' Fiasco
Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:11 AM
When President Obama first proposed new overtime rules last year, comedian Jodi Miller joked that "aides say after six and a half years in office, Obama feels he hasn't killed enough jobs." He also feels some abstract notion of "fairness" is more important than actual consequences. This is obvious in most of his policies – from tax hikes to Obamacare to environmental directives ...
NBA Game at Rupp Arena to Feature 4 Ex-UK Players
Friday, September 23, 2016 7:58 PM
A day after celebrating the official tipoff of the 2016-17 Kentucky men’s basketball season at Big Blue Madness, past Kentucky greats John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Willie Cauley-Stein and Skal Labissiere will return to Rupp Arena on Oct. 15 for an NBA exhibition game. Wall’s Washington Wizards will play Cousins, Cauley-Stein, Labissiere and the Sacramento Kings. The game is ...
Bomb Threat Closes Caldwell County Courthouse
Friday, September 23, 2016 1:47 PM
The Caldwell County courthouse was briefly evacuated Thursday afternoon due to a bomb threat. Caldwell County Sheriff Stan Hudson said Marion Police got a 911 call at around 2:30 pm Thursday from a man who told them a bomb had been planted in a courthouse, but didn't specify which courthouse. A trace of the call reportedly showed the man was calling from a Caldwell County location. He said the ...
Minton: Expungement Requests Have Doubled
Friday, September 23, 2016 11:00 AM
Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton Jr. says the number of expungement requests have doubled since a new law went into effect allowing some convicted felons to clear their records. Minton told lawmakers during his annual State of the Judiciary address that the Administrative Office of the Courts has received 8,400 criminal record reports for expungement since the law went into effect on July 15. ...
Coal Pensions, Benefits Divide Paul, Gray
Friday, September 23, 2016 4:52 AM
Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates disagree over a bill that would rescue the pensions and health benefits of thousands of retired union coal miners. The bill before the U.S. Senate would use some of the $490 million each year that flows through the federal Abandoned Mine Land program to rescue the health benefits of union coal miners whose companies have gone out of business. It would also shore ...
Kentucky Man Accused of Putting Glass in Cups
Friday, September 23, 2016 2:20 AM
A Kentucky man has been charged by a federal grand jury with placing shards of glass in cups that were to be sent to fast-food restaurants. The U.S. attorney's office announced the indictment against 41-year-old Waylon J. Horton of Munfordville on Thursday and said it was returned Sept. 14 but sealed until this week. He faces one count of consumer product ...
KYTC Issues Emergency Order for Gas Truck Drivers
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:25 PM
Following a gasoline pipeline leak in rural Alabama, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Sec. Greg Thomas has issued an emergency order waiving the hours of service for commercial motor vehicle drivers delivering petroleum in Kentucky. The order, issued Tuesday, temporarily relieves drivers of commercial vehicles from restrictions on hours of service while they are transporting petroleum in ...
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