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Ballot seizure – blatant, unethical, and possibly illegal

Response to the Glenn ballot seizure by our publisher, Bruce Maples: "... some of the most blatant, power-driven, and unethical acts I've ever seen."
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Republicans seize Glenn absentee ballots (updated)

The Republican members of the Glenn election challenge committee seized the absentee ballots from Owensboro and transported them to Frankfort.
Elementary school students building ROVs (photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Vaughan Dill [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

With deadly shootings on their minds, lawmakers unveil SB1 to try to make schools...

State Sen. Max Wise unveiled a bi-partisan, comprehensive 30-page bill (SB1) on Wednesday intended to make Kentucky schools safer.

Trump: the Great Prevaricator and Panjandrum of Porky Pies

By now, everyone knows Trump lies. The problem is the brazenness and the quantity. And the flood of lies has created a dilemma for the media.

Civil rights groups join lawsuit to fight Kentucky’s felon voter ban

Kentucky has one of the highest rates of residents who can't vote because of felony convictions — but a recent federal lawsuit is seeking to change that. 
$100 bills (by Free for Commercial Use [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons)

Dear legislators – please fix our tax incentive problems

Kentucky gives away more in tax incentives TO businesses than it takes in FROM businesses. Neal Turpin takes a look at what we SHOULD be doing.

Kentucky lawmakers want to end mandatory fluoride in tap water. Dentists disagree.

Arguing against government overreach, two Kentucky lawmakers are sponsoring legislation that would let local communities stop fluoridating their drinking water.

Repub candidate for gov files bill to allow guns pretty much everywhere (incl schools)

Robert Goforth, who has filed to run for governor, has filed a bill that eliminates most location restrictions for persons with a concealed carry license.

Send comments to your reps on the fetal heartbeat bill

Senate Bill 9 would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. If you think SB9 is bad, you need to use our link to let your voice be heard!
Kentucky State Capitol Building (photo by Daderot [public domain] via Wikimedia Commons)

Access to capitol buildings cut back; comment process put in place

Governor Bevin's administration has put new regulations and procedures in place that limit access to the state capitol and the annex.
Kentucky Senate chamber (photo by Daderot [CC0], from Wikimedia Commons)

Senate bill outlaws abortions once fetal heartbeat is discovered

A new bill filed in the Kentucky Senate (SB9) would outlaw abortions once a fetal heartbeat was detected, and would make most abortions a Class D felony.

Glenn files motion to dismiss challenge as moot, due to seating

Jim Glenn has called on the House to dismiss the election challenge, since now that he is seated, the only action the House can take is impeachment.

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