Tuesday marks 90 days since the Kentucky General Assembly adjourned its regular session for this year. That means, under the state constitution, most laws will take effect.
Among the new laws: School districts can start deciding if they want to raise the compulsory attendance age; an administrative framework is being set up for growing hemp in Kentucky should that crop become legal; and drivers will be able to use electronic devices such as smart phones to provide proof of insurance.
Federal officials investigating Saturday’s plane crash at the Dayton Air Show say it may take up to a year before the cause of the crash can be determined.
An initial coroner’s report say that 44-year-old wing-walker Jane Wicker and the plane’s pilot, 64-year-old Charlie Schwenker, died of blunt force trauma.
The National Transportation Safety Board expects to release an initial report later this week. The NTSB is also requesting anyone with video or pictures of the crash to submit them to air show officials to help with the investigation.
The GE Foundation now has statistical proof its funding is helping students at CPS and three other districts improve their math scores. It hired CPRE.org to analyze data from Cincinnati and three other districts including:
Jefferson County, KY
Pennsylvania researcher Dr. Phillip Sirinides of CPRE.org studied the data.
Hamilton County Commissioner Chris Monzel had planned to lead a vote Wednesday to reopen the bidding process for Metropolitan Sewer District projects. The board instituted a moratorium several weeks ago when Cincinnati City Council refused to scrap its local hiring and responsible bidder requirements.