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Kentucky

November 17, 2020, 6am PST
A coalition of leaders in the Appalachian region recently released the "Marshall Plan for Middle America" to create jobs and transition the states of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky away from fossil fuels.
StateImpact Pennsylvania
November 13, 2020, 7am PST
Two of the transportation connections between Ohio and Kentucky in the Cincinnati metropolitan area were closed on the same day, leaving one side of the Ohio River cut off from the other.
WCPO
November 12, 2020, 7am PST
The city of Covington in Kentucky is working on street improvements on key downtown streets in the hopes of attracting new business to the area.
City of Covington
September 29, 2020, 8am PDT
Covington, Kentucky, located just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, has implemented a fundamental shift in the city's planning philosophy by adopting a new form-based Neighborhood Development Code.
The River City News
August 27, 2020, 5am PDT
During the pandemic's first phase in March and April, the Northeast was devastated by COVID-19. After Memorial Day, the surge was in the South and West. As cases decrease nationwide, they are now spiking in the Midwest, particularly North Dakota.
The Washington Post
July 14, 2020, 9am PDT
The lawyers for Breonna Taylor accuse police in Louisville of acting on behalf of a redevelopment plan led by the city with funding support from the federal government.
Louisville Courier Journal
June 14, 2020, 7am PDT
An opinion piece calls out suburban communities for perpetuating structural inequality and housing discrimination. Recently converted social justice advocates should focus their zeal on zoning reform, according to the argument that follows.
Louisville Courier Journal
April 22, 2020, 12pm PDT
Communities have demanded access to clean water for decades, in some cases. The coronavirus pandemic is compounding the struggle and illustrating the inadequacy of most local government responses.
Vox
April 20, 2020, 10am PDT
After initially saying that he had total authority on how and when to reopen the economy, Trump handed the responsibility to the 50 governors to make their own decisions and offered guidance in the form of a three-phase plan that relies on testing.
The New York Times
February 6, 2020, 10am PST
Cities in the South are facing a multitude of climate change impacts, but many have been slow to respond to the growing threats.
The State
January 14, 2020, 7am PST
Although a development near downtown Louisville, Kentucky, is moving forward, not everyone agrees it is the best use of the parcel and the right project for the city.
The New York Times
January 5, 2020, 5am PST
A Kentucky town welcomed Amazon’s arrival, but the economic outcomes over the last two decades have been lackluster.
The New York Times
November 29, 2019, 1pm PST
Bellevue, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, is the latest city to follow in the footsteps on Las Vegas and New Orleans in allowing alcoholic beverages in the public realm.
WCPO
October 23, 2019, 12pm PDT
Covington, Kentucky is seeking feedback from the public on a new zoning code after 18 months of work.
WCPO
October 10, 2019, 1pm PDT
When it comes to grants, one state has the attention of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao above all others.
Politico
September 22, 2019, 7am PDT
A new private development project will add outdoor space and public programming to a revitalizing riverfront area in Covington, Kentucky, near Cincinnati.
WCPO
September 6, 2019, 12pm PDT
Ridership on the TANK bus service has sunk in recent years. Hope for a turnaround ride on a redesign.
Cincinnati Enquirer
July 27, 2019, 9am PDT
Budget cuts resulted in the demise of the Office of Sustainability in the city of Louisville.
WFPL
July 11, 2019, 7am PDT
Local news sources are shedding light on planning for a new highway route that could pass through sensitive habitat of endangered that has yet to undertake a formal environmental or public input process.
WFPL
July 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
Your senses (or lack thereof) aren't deceiving you. Some cities really are worse for seasonal allergies than others, and some of the reasons are entirely preventable.
The Guardian