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

KY Court of Appeals overturns decision removing Campbell County commissioner from ballot

The Kentucky Court of Appeals on Friday overturned a decision that removed Campbell County Commissioner Brian Painter from the November ballot.  Painter narrowly won renomination...

More than 600k Kentuckians could benefit from student loan forgiveness

President Joe Biden announced yesterday that he is taking action on student loans in the U.S. by forgiving portions of federal student loans, which...

Campbell commissioner booted from ballot after primary win moves forward with appeal

Campbell County Commissioner Brian Painter narrowly won renomination in the Republican primary last May only to have his name removed from the November ballot...

CVG set to receive $13.7 million for next five years from infrastructure bill

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is set to receive around $13.7 million per year for the next five years, according to CEO Candace McGraw. The...

State to spend $212 million in support of eastern Kentucky following devastating flooding

The Kentucky General Assembly reconvened this week in special session to address the financial needs of eastern Kentucky following deadly and devastating floods in...

Is ‘fragmented’ NKY keeping region from improving pedestrian, bike friendly infrastructure?

Jason Reser wonders why Gloria San Miguel -- or any bicyclist -- has to die.  "These deaths are preventable, and it's just up to driver...

Kentucky on track to lower income tax after recording budget surplus

Kentucky is on track for its first decrease in income tax rate from 5% to 4.5% after the state recorded its second highest surplus for...

McConnell talks Brent Spence, FBI criticism at NKY Chamber forum

Sen. Mitch McConnell thinks the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor project will significantly impact the region.  He was one of 19 Republicans who voted for the...

Kentucky Supreme Court keeps state abortion ban in place as other cases continue

Abortion in Kentucky is still illegal after the state Supreme Court denied a motion for a temporary injunction. In August, the Kentucky Court of...

Student advisors pitch to lawmakers importance of mental health

At the beginning of the Interim Joint Committee on Education meeting on Tuesday, Eastern High School (Louisville) graduate Solyana Mesfin placed ribbons on all...

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