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Jenkins will not run this fall (updated) Members 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.
“These are bad bills.” – KEA on voucher bills Members 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.
On anniversary of Roe v. Wade, access to abortion is at tremendous risk in Kentucky Members 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.
Kentucky to receive $438 million in bridge funding: Yarmuth Members 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.
KY Youth Advocates speaks out on budget bills Members 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.
League of Women Voters issues statement on Repub maps Members Subscribers Public
The KY League of Women Voters released a statement about the new Senate and Congressional maps created by the GOP. In short: Do better.
State employees would get 5% raise under new Dem bill Members Subscribers Public
With the state revenues seeing unprecedented growth, Kentucky House Democratic Caucus Chair Derrick Graham said it is “past time to give our state workers what they deserve: A raise.”
Willner files law to establish training and safe hiring standards for bouncers Members Subscribers Public
On the second anniversary of a constituent’s death after an altercation with a bouncer at Nowhere Bar in Louisville, state Rep. Lisa Willner filed legislation today designed to increase training and other safe-hiring standards for those hired to provide security at bars and nightclubs.
League of Women Voters responds to Republicans’ House Map Members Subscribers Public
According to LWVKY, there are some good things in the map. However, there are also some significant problems. And, they responded directly to Rep. Jerry Miller.
Large and detailed update from Gov. Beshear Members Subscribers Public
Today the governor shared a large amount of info and resources on the response to the tornadoes, as well as COVID and other topics.
Adams reminds voters of deadline to switch parties Members Subscribers Public
If you want to vote in one particular party’s primary, you have to be registered for that party by this Friday.
Adams waiving red tape for out-of-state businesses helping with disaster relief Members Subscribers Public
Secretary of State Michael Adams announced his Office is waiving the certification requirement for any out-of-state businesses assisting Western KY with disaster relief and cleanup efforts.
Gov. Beshear provides update on storm response Members Subscribers Public
Today, December 13, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on his administration’s response to the Dec. 11 quad-state tornado. First Lady Britainy Beshear joined him to announce the Western Kentucky Christmas Toy Drive for impacted families.
Kenton County Dems denounce Massie’s family Christmas photo as a mockery of victims of gun violence Members Subscribers Public
In response to Cong. Massie's "send more ammo" tweet, the Kenton County Dems have issued a statement condemning the tweet as "morally reprehensible."
League of Women Voters announces “Voters’ Choice” TikTok competition Members Subscribers Public
The League of Women Voters of Kentucky is announcing a TikTok contest on redistricting, open to college students across Kentucky.
Event: Action group forms to take on “dark money” Members Subscribers Public
Together Frankfort invites citizens to a Dark Money Action Group meeting on Thursday, December 2 at 7 PM via Zoom.