Tom Latek, Author at Winchester Sun


COVID numbers on the rise in Kentucky

There was not much good news to be found in Kentucky’s weekly COVID-19 report that was issued on Monday, as the number of new cases, ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 2:04 pm


Kentucky has received $129 million from tobacco settlement

Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Thursday Kentucky has received more than $129 million as the 2022 annual payment from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. In ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 4:44 pm

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Lawmakers override vetoes, including education and transgender sports bills

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed some two dozen bills passed by the General Assembly during the last two days before their 10-day ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 14, 2022 7:58 am

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Monday deadline for filing state income tax

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers the 2021 state individual income tax filing deadline is just a few days ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, April 13, 2022 9:07 am

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Beshear Vetoes Transgender Sports Participation Bill; Lawmakers Have Majority To Override Veto Next Week

FRANKFORT – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday vetoed legislation that would require students from sixth grade through college to play on teams based on their ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, April 9, 2022 4:20 pm


General Assembly Approves 2-year Spending Plan Worth $105.1 Billion

FRANKFORT – The top priority for the General Assembly in even-numbered years is adoption of a two-year state spending plan, and that’s what they did ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 1, 2022 9:53 am


Religious Services Deemed Essential in Approved Bill

FRANKFORT – A House bill to prevent a governmental entity from banning religious services during an emergency to a greater extent than imposed on other ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, March 26, 2022 10:53 am


COVID cases fall for 5th consecutive week; Mask mandate dropped Tuesday for state employees

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky is now in its fifth straight week of sharp declines, prompting Gov. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 12:11 am

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Suspect in fatal shooting at former lawmaker’s home arrested

RICHMOND, Ky. (KT) – A northern Kentucky man who is accused of killing a Madison County woman and wounding her father, a former state lawmaker, ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 12:06 am

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County fiscal court redistricting postponed until next year

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Legislation to postpone redistricting in county fiscal court races until next year was signed into law Friday by Gov. Andy Beshear. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, February 28, 2022 10:42 am

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