Week of February 1st, 2016
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- A small satellite built at Morehead State University will be onboard a rocket NASA is planning to launch into deep space in 2018. Governor Bevin’s budget director defends his boss’s 21-billion dollar budget plan today before a House committee…and Kentucky school districts of innovation would get additional flexibility on testing their students if a bill introduced in the House becomes law.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 -- Kentucky’s new energy secretary says he does not expect a resurgence of the coal industry in eastern Kentucky anytime soon. An Ashland business has been named one of the five best places in Kentucky to work…and the mayor of Fort Thomas tells Kentucky lawmakers his city should be permitted to keep its ban on pit bulls.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- A House committee has defeated a bill that would have exempted school construction projects from Kentucky’s prevailing wage law. State Representative Kevin Sinnette of Ashland says he doesn’t know how 47-million dollars can be cut from the judicial system over the next two years….and International Paper says 2015 was one of its best years ever.
Friday, February 5, 2016