#Kentucky

.Frankfort, KY, USA
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear. (Photo credit: Twitter/@GovAndyBeshear)

  • The lawmakers will return to the Kentucky state Capitol on Tuesday
  • What COVID measures really pass will be decided by GOP supermajorities in both chambers
  • More than 7,840 Kentuckians have died from COVID-19

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  • The Kentucky Supreme Court said the legislature wields the policy-making authority to limit the emergency powers
  • The order could dramatically alter the state's response to the pandemic
  • The Supreme Court order will dissolve Kentucky's pandemic-related state of emergency

.Kentucky, USA
Rand Paul is a member of the Republican party and Senator from Kentucky. (Photo Credit: Associated Press File Photo)

  • Paul posted a that disputed the effectiveness of face masks
  • YouTube said the ban was in line with its "three strikes policy"
  • Paul criticised the ban in a tweet and shared an alternate link to the video

.Kentucky, USA
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced the awards on Friday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@GovAndyBeshear)

  • Patricia Short was awarded one million under the scheme
  • Five people between the age of 12 and 17 were awarded scholarships
  • About 2.2 million have been vaccinated in Kentucky so far