FRANKFORT — In an effort to get ahead of the rising number of cases of coronavirus in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear issued a statewide mask requirement last week that will be in place for at least 30 days.
How many Kentuckians will be infected with the coronavirus? How many will develop its disease, COVID-19? How many will die from the disease? And how does Kentucky compare to adjoining states?
Bracing for a dramatic downturn in its tax collections, Kentucky’s General Assembly has no choice but to pass a one-year budget and then regroup next year, said Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown.
FRANKFORT — Kentucky saw a one-day record for new cases on the coronavirus Thursday with 50, bringing the state’s total to at least 248.
FRANKFORT — The 16 statewide colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System will have only online/remote classes through the end of the semester, and postponed spring commencement, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
FRANKFORT — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says major farm credit firms have told him they are united to help the state’s farmers get through the coronavirus pandemic.
FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Department of Education notified all Kentucky public school superintendents Tuesday that K-PREP testing for the 2019-2020 school year has been canceled.
FRANKFORT — Lawmakers on Monday afternoon began the lengthy process of hammering out differences in the budget bills passed by the House and Senate as a free conference began its work.
FRANKFORT — Kentucky has seen its fourth death and there are now at least 124 coronavirus cases in Kentucky, according to Gov. Andy Beshear’s Monday afternoon briefing.
FRANKFORT — A bill proposing sweeping changes to how drivers licenses are issued in Kentucky one step away from final legislative action after winning approval from a Senate committee on Wednesday.
LOUISVILLE — A Kentucky distillery is one of four nationwide that will change from making bourbon to produce and donate hand sanitizer to aid in the fight against the coronavirus.
FRANKFORT — A House bill to help combat human trafficking in Kentucky has cleared another legislative hurdle as it won approval from a Senate committee on Thursday.
Kentucky’s phone line and website for filing unemployment insurance claims were not functioning as of Tuesday afternoon and have not since Monday morning, when Gov. Andy Beshear ordered all restaurants and bars to close dine-in services in an effort to curb the new coronavirus.
MURRAY – There have been numerous stories unveiled over the past few weeks about how passengers aboard cruise ships were kept on those vessels in quarantine due to suspicions that passengers or crew members had been infected by the 2019 novel coronavirus COVID-19.
FRANKFORT — Kentucky has seen its first death related to the coronavirus and Andy Beshear announced more restrictions in order to comb at the spread of the disease in the state, which has seen 21 positive cases to this point.