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Daily Headlines for 3/28/23

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Forward Kentucky Stories

Calls to Action and Bill Updates for Monday, 3/27
A good working list from Joanie Prentice, who has been tracking the important bills this session. Act and share!
Hey Chambers of Commerce – why the silence?
Their silence on the anti-trans bill is deafening.
Two new radio ads from Republicans opposing SB 150
Bob Heleringer and Trey Grayson speak out against the anti-trans bill.
When did we wake up to ‘woke’?
Spoiler alert – It wasn’t this year. Or even this decade.
Anti-union, anti-LGBTQ, and pro-Jim Crow
Today’s MAGA Republicans are all three.
Gov. Beshear vetoes anti-union legislation
Governor stands up for rights of Kentucky’s hard-working public sector employees
Legislative update from Rep. Rachel Roberts
Some of the important bills that are moving in this year’s legislature.
KEA on the veto of SB 7
Governor Beshear standing up for teachers and for unions
KDP leaders unanimously elect Colleen Younger as new vice chair
Younger is the PVA for Jefferson County.

Top Headlines from Other Sources

Here are Kentucky’s newest laws enacted with — or without — Gov. Beshear’s signature – More than 100 bills and resolutions passed by the 2023 Kentucky General Assembly have become law with — or in a few cases, without — the signature of Gov. Andy Beshear. (Herald-Leader)

Sen. Rand Paul’s staff member stabbed in D.C., treated for life-threatening injuries
One of Senator Rand Paul’s staff members was stabbed in Northeast Washington, D.C. on Saturday afternoon and treated for life-threatening injuries.

Other headlines

Louisville truck drivers begin strike against Sysco over claims of unfair labor practices – Truck drivers who bring food to JCPS schools and dozens of other restaurants and businesses are off the road amid an ongoing contract dispute. (Courier-Journal)

McConnell released from rehab facility following fall – The 81-year-old senator has been recovering from a fall on March 8. (Hoptown Chronicle)

Did James Comer Commit a felony? – Did James Comer admit to committing a felony during Kentucky’s 2015 GOP primary race for governor? In a recent profile in the New York Times, Kentucky Congressman James Comer essentially admitted to possessing a server stolen from an attorney married to a GOP rival during the 2015 race for governor. (Kentucky Fried Politics)

All 12 GOP governor candidates invited to Northern Kentucky debate – The 12 Republicans seeking the party’s nomination in the upcoming governor’s race have been invited to a two-night debate in Northern Kentucky next month.  A collaboration between the Kenton County Republican Party, WCPO 9 and LINK nky, the event will be held at the Lincoln Grant Scholar House. (Kentucky Lantern)

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Bruce Maples

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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