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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.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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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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Forward Kentucky
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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.

Berry Craig
Berry Craig
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ACLU-KY Statement on Senate passage of classroom censorship bill Subscribers Public

Statement from the ACLU about SB 138, the “Teaching American Principles Act”

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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Charles Booker statement on Ukraine Subscribers Public

The Booker campaign shared the following statement from Charles Booker, candidate for U.S. Senate.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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Democrat Keturah Herron makes history in landslide special election victory Subscribers Public

Policy strategist and activist Keturah Herron made history on Tuesday by becoming the first openly LGBTQ person elected to the Kentucky House.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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KY 120 United AFT releases statement opposing anti-mask bill Subscribers Public

House Bill 51 would outlaw mask mandates in any school, college, or university. KY 120 United AFT is strongly opposed to this bill, and explains why.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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Open Govt Coalition is still opposed to HB 453 Subscribers Public

Yesterday the House was told that the Open Govt Coalition supports HB 453, which removes incentives for government meetings to be in-person. The coalition wants to make it plain: they are still a No on the bill.

Amye Bensenhaver
Amye Bensenhaver
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Yarmuth endorses McGarvey Subscribers Public

Congressman John Yarmuth, who is retiring from his 3rd District seat at the end of his term, today endorsed state Sen. Morgan McGarvey to take his place.

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Forward Kentucky
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Matt Lehman files to run against Thomas Massie Subscribers Public

Matt Lehman, an entrepreneur in the health care field, has filed to run against Thomas Massie in Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District.

Guest Author
Guest Author
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Willner files bill requiring General Assembly committees hold a public-comment period Subscribers Public

In response to a bill requiring all school boards to include a public comment period in their meetings, State Rep. Lisa Willner today filed a bill requiring legislative committees to do the same.

Guest Author
Guest Author
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Jenkins will not run this fall (updated) Subscribers Public

Kentucky House Democratic Caucus Leader Joni Jenkins, first elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994, announced today she is withdrawing as a candidate for the 44th House District.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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“These are bad bills.” – KEA on voucher bills Subscribers Public

Yet another attempt to cut public school funding by diverting it through “scholarship tax credits” that allow wealthy individuals and corporations to “donate” money in return for favorable tax refunds.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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On anniversary of Roe v. Wade, access to abortion is at tremendous risk in Kentucky Subscribers Public

Kentucky legislators have shown their disregard for Kentuckians’ wellbeing and that they will stop at nothing until abortion is banned completely across the commonwealth.

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Guest Author
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Kentucky to receive $438 million in bridge funding: Yarmuth Subscribers Public

Cong. John Yarmuth announced today that Kentucky will receive an estimated $438 million over the next five years to fix its bridges, made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supported by Yarmuth.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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KY Youth Advocates speaks out on budget bills Subscribers Public

Dr. Terry Brooks lays out both what is good in the budget bills, and what needs to be added, such as a state-level EITC.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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