A $792 million roads funding package has fallen short of the two-thirds Senate vote needed to receive priority status. Senators voted 23 to 18 on Wednesday to fast track the […]
Updated March 22 A bill to comply with a federal mandate requiring a special ID for access to federal property, and to board airplanes, has passed the Senate. Lawmakers approved […]
Meet the immortal Senate leader, Hugh Leatherman. The state’s most powerful politician, he survived on Wednesday an attempt to end his reign as top senator. After stepping down as Senate […]
After years in the making, two ethics reform proposals finally passed through the state Senate. House members will now either have to approve the Senate’s proposals or work out their differences on the bills.
Lawmakers masked funding that may pay for abortions by funding state agencies that have contracts with the network of clinics, according to Patricia Wheat of Lexington, a pro-life Republican.
The Senate approved a $2.2 billion roads fix Tuesday. The funding is aimed at eliminating the state’s structurally deficient bridges and repairing existing Interstates.
Senators approved on Thursday a roads funding plan that spends $400 million annually without increasing the gas tax.