Action Alert for 3/22/22

Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples

LRC Comment Line – (800) 372-7181

Email a legislator – https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/Legislators/contact_legislator.html


Okay, folks, we’re down to the wire. Time to hit the Comment Line and/or email your legislators about the bills you care about.

Here’s my list for today. I’ve tried to keep it to the most-urgent bills (in my opinion). Pick one, or two, or all, and call and write. I’ve included which chamber they are in so you can leave a message for all members of that chamber if you want.

Bills to Oppose

  • HB 3 – Omnibus anti-abortion bill (Senate)
  • HB 7 – Attack on safety net (Senate)
  • HB 8 – Getting rid of income tax (Senate)
    • Fiscal statement says this bill will cost the state $1.8 billion over next two years.
    • In my opinion, this is the most damaging bill to come out of Frankfort in at least the past 30 years. It is the bill I am most focused on.
  • HB 9 – Charter school funding (House)
  • SB 321 – Limit abortions to 15 weeks (House)
  • HB 313 / SB 313 – Attacks on charitable bail funds.
    • Additional message: “Get rid of wealth-based incarceration instead. Bail organizations are the symptom; attack the problem.”

Bills to Support

  • HB 136 – Medical MJ (Senate)
  • SB 564 – Keep COVID voting expansions (Senate)
  • HB 174 – Medicaid eligibility for new mothers (Senate)

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Bruce Maples has been involved in politics and activism since 2004, when he became active in the Kerry Kentucky movement. (Read the rest of his bio on the Bruce Maples Bio page in the bottom nav bar.)

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