Ryland Barton

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McConnell Says Senate Will Debate Bills Addressing Gun Violence

Friday, August 09, 2019

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says there will be a debate on bills addressing gun violence. But he's up for re-election in 2020 and his home state is fiercely pro-gun.


There's A Growing Rift In Kentucky Between The Governor And His No. 2

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

The rift is growing between Kentucky governor, one of the least popular in the country, and lieutenant governor after he failed to choose her as his running mate for his reelection campaign.


Kentucky Medicaid Recipients Face Whiplash Over Work Requirements, Cuts

Thursday, July 05, 2018

In his latest move to overhaul the state's healthcare system, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin cut vision and dental benefits for nearly 500,000 people on Medicaid.


After Rallying At The Capitol, A Dozen Teachers Win Primary Races In Kentucky

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A math teacher ousted one of Kentucky's top Republicans in a primary race. Forty-one current and former teachers were on the ballot and this is just one state where educators are running for office.


Kentucky Weighs Proposal To Allow School Staff To Carry Guns

Monday, February 19, 2018

Last month, a shooter killed two students and injured 18 other people in a Kentucky high school. The state legislature is now considering a bill that would tap teachers or staff to be school marshals.


Harassment Scandal Unfolds In Kentucky's State Legislature

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

The speaker of Kentucky's House of Representatives has stepped down amid a sexual harassment scandal unfolding in the state legislature. Three other Republican lawmakers have also been implicated.


Kentucky Residents Express Dissatisfaction With GOP Efforts To Dismantle Obamacare

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people in Kentucky got health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, but the state is also home to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who's led efforts to kill the law. With the failure of the latest GOP attempt to replace the ACA, the state's voters weigh in.


As Interest In Horse Racing Declines, Track Turns To Other Options

Friday, May 05, 2017

With public interest in horse racing declining, the parent company of the Kentucky Derby has evolved into an entertainment enterprise built on gambling and social gaming platforms.


Louisville School Integration Efforts Safe For Now

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Nearly every year a decades-old school busing program is threatened by the Kentucky legislature in one of the state's largest — and most segregated — cities.


Pence Makes Case For Republican Health Plan In Kentucky

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Vice President Pence visited Kentucky to rally support to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. It's a hard sell for some Republicans who favor a full repeal, like Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul.


Bill Could Upend Cross-County Busing In Louisville

Saturday, March 11, 2017

To address racial segregation, students in Louisville, Ky. have long been bused to schools across the city. A bill advancing in the state legislature would end that program.


Kentucky Residents Fear Consequences Of Obamacare Repeal

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Kentucky was one of the states that embraced the Affordable Care Act. Residents talk about their experiences with the law and how a potential repeal might affect them.


Democrats In Kentucky Work To Rebuild Voter Base After Losing Statehouse

Monday, November 21, 2016

On Election Day, Democrats lost their last statehouse in the South when the GOP won a sweeping victory in Kentucky. Democrats now have to figure out how to appeal to rural voters.


Republicans Take On Kentucky Caucus

Saturday, March 05, 2016

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Kentucky Governor Tells Feds He Will Dismantle State's Insurance Exchange

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin follows through on a campaign promise to end Kynect, the state's health plan marketplace. He also said he will change the state's approach to Medicaid.


Kentucky County Clerk Remains Defiant After Returning To Work

Monday, September 14, 2015

Kim Davis returned to work Monday after being released from jail for her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses. She remains defiant but is allowing her deputy clerks to keep issuing licenses.


Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Released From Jail

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

A federal judge in Kentucky on Tuesday released Rowan County clerk Kim Davis from jail. She spent five days locked up after her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses.


Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Released From Jail

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

A federal judge in Kentucky has ordered the release of county clerk Kim Davis. She was jailed last week on contempt charges after she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.


Kentucky Clerk Held In Contempt Of Court For Refusing To Issue Marriage Licenses

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Kim Davis was held in contempt and taken into custody Thursday after she defied a Supreme Court order to issue marriage licenses. She says same-sex marriage goes against her religious beliefs.