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Yarmuth calls on FDA to let distillers make sanitizer with current supplies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – On March 24, Congressman John Yarmuth, D-Louisville, founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bourbon Caucus, called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to immediately clarify their guidelines to allow America’s distilled spirits industry to produce hand sanitizer and disinfectant sprays to combat the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus…


Ky Dept of Ed signs contract with headhunter for new commissioner

A $149,050 contract between the Kentucky Department of Education and the executive search firm that will lead the search for Kentucky’s next education commissioner has been finalized. The contract was signed March 23 by representatives of KDE and Greenwood/Asher & Associates Inc., which KDE selected on March 18. The contract…



At the State Capitol: March 20, 2020

Photo: Legislative Research Commission Kentucky lawmakers alter schedule in wake of coronavirus LRC Public Information FRANKFORT, Ky. – Thirteen days passed between the time that the Kentucky House of Representatives approved a proposed state budget on March 6 and the day the state Senate passed its preferred version of the…