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Mark Payne is the government and politics reporter for LINK nky. Email him at [email protected]

How Kentucky legislators are responding to the Uvalde school shooting

On Tuesday, an 18-year-old gunman, who had bought an AR-15 and hundreds of rounds of ammo days earlier, entered Robb Elementary school in Uvalde,...

Kenton County Commissioner bruised but OK after car crash

Kenton County Commissioner Jon Draud was involved in a car crash last Thursday, May 19, just two days after winning reelection against Tony Schmiade...

Cincinnati mayor discusses regional challenges at NKY Chamber breakfast

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce held a government forum with Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval Friday morning. Pureval spoke of how governments on both...

NKY’s Rep. Massie votes against Jewish heritage resolution

Rep. Thomas Massie voted no on a House resolution that sought to honor Jewish heritage while also attempting to denounce antisemitic crimes.  Massie, who stormed...

Analysis: How voters in Boone County changed the makeup of the NKY legislative caucus

The scenes at PeeWee's Place in Crescent Springs as results came in from Tuesday's primary election were celebratory. Republican Congressman Thomas Massie, expecting a...

Three NKY lawmakers fall to challenger in GOP primaries: Koenig, Santoro, Massey

Three Northern Kentucky Republican members of the state House of Representatives appear to have lost their seats in Tuesday night's primary election, according to...

New state law could lead to party identification of candidates in nonpartisan races

In April, the Kentucky legislature passed Senate Bill 216, legislation related to voting that proponents argued would improve the sanctity of elections in Kentucky....

Three Northern Kentuckians named to statewide boards

Gov. Andy Beshear named three Northern Kentuckians to statewide boards on Friday. Beshear reappointed Randy Poe to the Kentucky Board of Education. Poe is...

Moser faces primary challenge from Mann in 64th District

Incumbent Rep. Kim Moser (R-Taylor Mill) faces off against Chris Mann in the 64th District Republican primary. Though Mann does not seem to have much...

Incumbent Santoro faces primary challenger in 60th District: Candidate Preview

During the 2022 Kentucky General Assembly legislative session, the Brent Spence Bridge took up its fair share of the prime time. While many politicians...

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