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Tom Latek, Author at Winchester Sun


Kentucky pausing use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that Kentucky is pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as recommended by the CDC and FDA, due ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:27 pm


Beshear sets goal of 2.5 million vaccinated to lift capacity restrictions

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday the benchmark at which most restrictions will be lifted at restaurants, bars, and event venues ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:49 am


Beshear to discuss plan for lifting virus restrictions in Monday briefing

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky dropped substantially on Saturday, while the number of deaths and the state’s positivity rate both rose. There ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:54 pm


Kentucky temporarily shutting down unemployment insurance system to stop fraud

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that significant steps are being taken to halt cyberattacks on the state’s unemployment insurance system, including shutting it down ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 9, 2021 7:30 am


Beshear asking for major disaster declaration for flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear submitted a request to President Joe Biden Wednesday asking that a major disaster declaration be issued for some ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:57 am


Election reform bill a stand for democracy, Beshear says

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear held a ceremony on Wednesday where he signed into law five bills passed during the recently concluded 2021 ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:37 am


Proposed abortion amendment signed, will be on Nov. 2022 ballot; Alvarado addresses importance of issue to voters

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Secretary of State Michael Adams signed House Bill 91, a proposed Constitutional Amendment on abortion, during a ceremony attended by pro-life ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:28 am


In-person unemployment services coming to 13 locations

Gov. Andy Beshear and Labor Secretary Larry Roberts announced Tuesday in-person unemployment insurance services will open April 15 at 13 regional Kentucky Career Centers located ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:10 pm


Child sexual abuse prevention campaign launched

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Kentucky, and Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined with advocates to announce the launch of a child sexual abuse ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:38 am


State unemployment services combating fraud claims

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance has announced a change aimed at cutting back fraudulent claims ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, April 5, 2021 6:00 pm

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