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By AUSTIN HORN

Senate Republican leadership released proposed maps for Kentucky’s U.S. Congressional Districts and State Senate Districts Tuesday evening.

The maps include dramatic changes to the state’s 1st Congressional District, occupied by James Comer. The map snakes the district starting at the tip of Western Kentucky all the way to Frankfort.

By MARY LOU MARZIAN and MARIA A. FERNANDEZ

Over the centuries men have tried many ways to silence women — physical and mental abuse, murder, low wages and the favorite of Kentucky male legislators, keeping women barefoot and pregnant.

But none of those are so blatant and so insidious as the current Republican leaders in the Kentucky House who are attempting to redistrict out of office, the majority of incumbent female legislators, including half of the Jefferson County Delegation.

By STEVE ROGERS, MADDIE McQUEEN

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – On the eve of the state Legislature going into session, Democratic leaders in the state Senate and House issued several priorities Monday during a Capitol press conference.

By JOHN CHEVES and AUSTIN HORN 

The Kentucky General Assembly returns to Frankfort on Tuesday for its 60-workday 2022 y session.

This will be the third year that Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear proposes a state budget and makes other policy recommendations to a legislature controlled by veto-proof Republican majorities who don’t wish to see him re-elected in November 2023.

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