Kentucky would develop a statewide Mental Health First Aid Training Program or similar program under legislation that advanced to the Senate today after passing the House 93-0.

A bill that would impose stricter voter identification requirements in Kentucky passed the state Senate today by a 29-9 vote.

The measure, known as Senate Bill 2, would require a voter to present photographic identification at the poll. Kentucky already has a law that requires identification to vote, but it does not require photo IDs.

The state Senate voted 28-10 today to raise the age to purchase tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, to 21 from 18.

The amended measure, known as Senate Bill 56, would bring Kentucky’s statute in line with new federal law raising the age to 21.

On the second anniversary of the Marshall County High School shooting that catalyzed the 2019 School Safety and Resiliency Act, a Senate committee heard legislation to add to the measure.

A Northern Kentucky GOP candidate was accused of lying about where she lives to get on the ballot for the February special election.

Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined Indiana and 16 additional states in filing an amicus brief in the U.S.

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