House joins Senate in putting TikTok ban for Kentucky employees into law

BY: - March 15, 2023

FRANKFORT — With time running out for the 2023 General Assembly to pass bills, House members approved a measure to codify an executive and legislative branch ban on using TikTok. The House voted 96-3 on Senate Bill 20 Wednesday. Those who voted no were Democratic Reps. Cherlynn Stevenson, Lisa Willner and Sarah Stalker.  The bill’s […]

Senate committee forwards bill to codify TikTok ban on Kentucky government devices 

BY: - February 8, 2023

FRANKFORT — A Kentucky Senate committee on Wednesday endorsed putting into state law a ban on TikTok on state government devices or networks. TikTok, a social media platform where content creators can make minutes-long videos about a variety of topics, is commonly used by teenagers and young adults.  The Senate State and Local Government Committee […]

Kentuckians encouraged to challenge accuracy of new broadband map

BY: - December 28, 2022

Gov. Andy Beshear is encouraging Kentuckians to challenge the accuracy of a new federal broadband availability map that will help determine how billions of federal dollars for broadband deployment will be allocated among states.  The Federal Communications Commission in November released a proposed online interactive map that lists available internet providers and the maximum advertised […]