This is not the first time a bill that would legalize medical marijuana has been presented to the house, but two women in favor of the bill say the fact that it passed through the committee is hopeful.
Despite a dwindling population, Mortons Gap Mayor Chris Phelps says they’re scaling back on expenses and are in a better financial position than in previous years. Yet, a challenge remains securing a community block grant for water line repairs.
Officials with Owensboro Municipal Utilities hope to establish a rate stabilization plan that will decrease rates over the next five years. This is because of the closing of the Elmer Smith Station Power Plant and a new contract with Big Rivers to purchase power.