UPDATED: COVID-19 vaccine available to top state leaders


(Updated to include comments from incoming Senate president, Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and details from Kentucky political leaders getting vaccinated with more background)

The COVID-19 vaccine will be available to the state's top officials beyond Gov. Laura Kelly, who will get inoculated Wednesday afternoon following her weekly press briefing.

The governor's office released a list of the state leaders who could get the vaccination immediately as part of a continuity of operations plan, sparking a debate over whether politicians should be vaccinated early.

The governor's office announced that incoming Senate President Ty . . .


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