The Kentucky Equal Justice Center has worked diligently for justice through advocacy in Kentucky’s legislature since 1976. The executive director, Richard Seckel, spoke about the bills they’re watching closely this session, both good and bad.
Can you name this organization? It’s 40 years old. It has over 12,000 members. It has grown into a multi-issue organization with staff in all corners of the state. It lobbies our legislators constantly, working for justice and equity.
In these days of COVID, our lives have changed, and lobbying the legislature is no different. What is the new normal for our legislators, and how can we have an impact? Rep. Joni Jenkins and Sen. Morgan McGarvey share their insights and advice.
Every year, the Kentucky Press Association holds a contest to grant various awards: best editorial writer, best breaking news photo, and so on. And in this year’s contest, contributors to Forward Kentucky won six of those awards.