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Kentucky Democrats to appeal ruling in redistricting case

Nov. 30, 2022 18:10 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democrats said Wednesday they're taking the next steps in their redistricting fight, including asking the state's highest court to immediately take up their lawsuit challenging new Republican-drawn boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts. ...

Mexico high court upholds keeping military on police duties

Nov. 29, 2022 19:39 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Supreme Court upheld on Tuesday a constitutional change that allows the military to continue in law enforcement duties until 2028. The court ruled against appeals that argued law enforcement should be left to civilian police forces. Critics warned...

Judge upholds GOP-crafted redistricting maps in Kentucky

Nov. 10, 2022 19:05 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democrats lost an initial round Thursday in their legal fight challenging the new Republican-drawn boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts. Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate ruled that the congressional and state House...

Kentucky measure to let lawmakers call special session fails

Nov. 09, 2022 17:07 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky voters delivered a setback to Republican lawmakers in their pursuit of more power, rejecting a proposed constitutional amendment that would have let the legislature call itself into special session on topics of its choosing. The outcome of the...