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- DNA evidence bill sent to House
Selenium regulations deferred in committee
Concerns by environmental representatives persuaded the Administrative Regulations and Review Subcommittee Monday to defer a new regulation proposed by the Cabinet for Energy and Environment on discharges of selenium into Kentucky streams.
Senate unanimous: DNA bill ‘matter of justice’
The Kentucky Senate unanimously passed a bill Monday that would allow those in prison to seek DNA testing to prove their innocence.
Drug users turn death dealers as methadone hits street through clinics
Liquid methadone, used for decades to help addicts abate withdrawal symptoms as they quit heroin or other opiates, is leaking into illegal street sales via take-home doses, according to law-enforcement officials in Indiana, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.
Special taxing bill sails through the House
A bill to require more uniform reporting of financial information by special taxing districts sailed through the House 96-1.
- Senate passes bill to rein in pension costs
- Lawmaker supports medical marijuana
- Verdict still out on new managed care system
- Beshear comes out strong for tax reform
- Lawmakers introduce ‘ghost government’ bill
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