Lawmakers Vote To Adjourn Bevin’s Special Session On Pension Reform

A little less than 24 hours after Gov. Matt Bevin summoned lawmakers to Frankfort to make changes to the state’s pension systems, the legislature voted to end the special session. The development is a blow to the governor, who called … (more…)

Senate approves Trump-backed criminal justice overhaul

The Senate on Tuesday night overwhelmingly passed the biggest overhaul to the criminal justice system in decades, giving a win to President Donald Trump and a bipartisan group of advocates and lawmakers. Tuesday’s vote caps more than a year of negotiations to create more rehabilitation programs and ease mandatory minimum (more…)

Trump Is Testing the Patience of Republican Lawmakers