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Kentucky’s Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities: Insights and Warnings

Kentucky's Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities: Insights and Warnings

Kentucky, a state known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage, harbors within its borders some communities grappling with high crime rates. Here’s an overview of the top 10 most dangerous cities in Kentucky for 2024 and what you need to know about them: Bowling Green: Topping the list, Bowling Green presents challenges with … Read more

Kentucky Senate Committee Rejects Bills to Relax Child Labor Laws, Cut SNAP Benefits

Kentucky Senate Committee Rejects Bills to Relax Child Labor Laws, Cut SNAP Benefits

In an unexpected turn of events, two Republican-sponsored bills faced rejection in Kentucky’s legislature committee on Thursday, signaling a rare opposition within the GOP-controlled committee. House Bill 255, aimed at easing certain child labor laws to extend working hours for 16- and 17-year-olds during school weeks, and House Bill 367, seeking alterations to food stamp … Read more

Kentucky’s SNAP Eligibility Under Scrutiny with Proposed Changes

In Kentucky, proposed changes to SNAP eligibility criteria are sparking concerns among residents as House Bill 367 moves through the legislative process. The bill, which has passed the House of Representatives and awaits review by the state Senate, aims to lower income thresholds and introduce asset testing for food stamp recipients. SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition … Read more

Kentucky Legislature Advances Bill to Cut SNAP Benefits and Raise Requirements

The Kentucky legislature is pushing forward with House Bill 367, a contentious piece of legislation that seeks to reduce SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits for thousands of Kentuckians while also imposing stricter eligibility criteria. Sponsored by Rep. Wade Williams, the bill aims to address what he perceives as loopholes in the current system, particularly … Read more

Kentucky’s 10 Most Dangerous Cities Revealed: Urging Caution and Safety Measures

Kentucky residents and visitors alike are urged to exercise caution as a recent report unveils the 10 most dangerous cities in the state. According to the findings, compiled by RoadSnacks based on FBI crime data, these locales exhibit alarming rates of both violent and property crimes, painting a concerning picture for residents and potential newcomers. … Read more

Kentucky Senate Advances Bills on School Safety and Board of Education Selection

The Kentucky Senate recently passed Senate Bill 2, a comprehensive proposal aimed at bolstering school safety measures across the state. Sponsored by Republican Sen. Max Wise, the bill prioritizes the implementation of strategies to protect students and educators in the wake of growing concerns over campus security. Guardian Program: Addressing Security Gaps A key provision … Read more

Kentucky Lawmaker Proposes One-Time Cash Payments for Educators

In a bid to address financial challenges facing educators across Kentucky, State Representative Chris Fugate, a Republican from Chavies, has introduced House Bill 694. The bill aims to provide one-time cash payments to teachers, administrators, and classified employees over the next two fiscal years. Under the proposed legislation, all teachers and administrators would receive a … Read more

Campbellsville, Kentucky: Suspect Arrested in Connection to Campbellsville Student’s Death

Charles Escalera, 21, has been apprehended by authorities in connection with the tragic demise of 18-year-old Josiah Kilman, a student at Campbellsville University. The arrest was made on Saturday evening following a warrant issued earlier in the day for Escalera’s alleged involvement in Kilman’s murder. Campbellsville Police responded to a report of a suspicious individual … Read more

Kentucky Lawmakers Advance Bill Granting Child Support Rights to Unborn Children

Kentucky legislators took a significant step forward on Tuesday by advancing a bill that would extend the right to collect child support for unborn children, aligning with a broader trend in some Republican-led states to confer legal recognition and protections to fetuses. Expanding Child Support Coverage The proposed measure, known as Senate Bill 110, would … Read more

UAW Threatens Strike at Ford’s Kentucky Plant Over Contract Disputes

The United Auto Workers (UAW) have issued a stark warning of a potential strike at Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant, the automaker’s largest and most profitable facility. With negotiations at a standstill for over five months, the UAW has set a strike deadline of February 23, citing unresolved local contract issues affecting approximately 9,000 UAW Local … Read more