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KDP: Beshear makes landmark announcement, continues to lead historic economic boom Subscribers Public

Governor Andy Beshear announced another landmark achievement on Thursday: the lowest ever unemployment rate in the history of the Commonwealth.

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KDP files ethics complaint against Cameron Subscribers Public

The Ethics Commission has ruled multiple times that an AG can’t use his office to target a political opponent. The KDP alleges that Daniel Cameron has done exactly that.

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Forward Kentucky releases legislator scorecard Subscribers Public

The news and commentary site Forward Kentucky has released its annual Legislator Scorecard, scoring each legislator on 51 bills that the site took a position on.

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Coalition calls on Gov. Beshear to honor Second Chance Month by vetoing SB 163 Subscribers Public

Several organizations and individuals with direct experience with the criminal legal system called on Governor Andy Beshear to veto Senate Bill (SB) 163, which limits educational opportunities for incarcerated individuals.

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Senate candidate Charles Booker condemns passage of HB 3 Subscribers Public

Former state representative Charles Booker, running for U.S. Senate, today condemned the passage of HB 3, which completely outlaws abortion in Kentucky.

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KYGA overrides HB 3 veto; Planned Parenthood and ACLU to sue Subscribers Public

As soon as the governor’s veto of HB 3, the anti-abortion bill, was overridden by the legislature, Planned Parenthood announced they are suing.

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Forward Kentucky
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Anti-Confederate billboard urges removal of racist monument from the Owensboro-Daviess County courthouse lawn Subscribers Public

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has raised a billboard in support of the removal of the Confederate memorial in Owensboro.

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Mary Lou Marzian, gerrymandered by Repubs, withdraws from running Subscribers Public

A 28-year incumbent in the Kentucky House, who was targeted by the Republican redistricting committee, has withdrawn her candidacy for the 2022 election.

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KY120 United-AFT files ethics complaint against Rep. Kim Banta Subscribers Public

The group accuses Rep Banta of benefiting financially from a vote on the charter school bill.

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Forward Kentucky
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Kenton County Dems call out Sen. McDaniel Subscribers Public

When the Repubs voted to end the COVID emergency, they eliminated $50 million in food stamps. And yet, some of them have no problem taking benefits for themselves.

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Forward Kentucky
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KY Senate passes yet another 15-week abortion ban Subscribers Public

A press release from Planned Parenthood regarding the passage of SB 321, the bill limiting abortions to 15 weeks.

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Forward Kentucky
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EVENT – Voting Rights Rally on Wednesday Subscribers Public

Senator Reggie Thomas is leading a rally to defend and expand voting rights. The rally is at the Capitol in the Rotunda at 11:45 Wednesday.

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Tuesday EVENT in Frankfort: Stop SB 138 Subscribers Public

Multiple groups are holding a Frankfort press conference on Tuesday morning to call on the House to stop SB 138. Here’s the details.

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Forward Kentucky
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ACLU statement on passage of anti-abortion bill HB 3 Subscribers Public

House Bill 3 is designed to push a safe and effective method of abortion care out of reach, shame and ostracize patients, and make the process of seeking and providing abortion care so difficult that patients will forgo care and providers will close their doors.

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House Speaker, Minority Floor Leader condemn anti-Semitic email received by lawmakers Subscribers Public

Legislators received an anti-Semitic email on Friday. Today, the two leaders in the House spoke out about it.

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Reactions to passage of “Teaching American Principles Act” Subscribers Public

Numerous individuals and organizations spoke out against SB 138, the “Teaching American Principles Act,” after it was passed on Thursday by the Kentucky Senate. Here are some of those reactions.

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