Post By: Ben Scruton

Legislative Update 3/14/2021


Dear Friends, The General Assembly met for two legislative days last week, Days 25 and 26 of the 30-day session.   Later this year, Kentucky will commemorate the 130th anniversary of our state constitution.Given some of the…

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Legislative Update 3/8/2020


Dear Friends, The General Assembly wrapped up its final full week of the session last Friday, with just six full working days remaining in this regular session. I’ll be in Frankfort this week for committee…

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Legislative Update 2/27/2021


Dear Friends,After a week away from Frankfort due to icy roads, the Kentucky General Assembly resumed this week.  It was an eventful 5 days!  Bills flew through committee hearings, nearly 60 bills passed the House…

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Legislative Update 2/15/2021


Dear Friends,As a longtime advocate for mental health, as a school board member representing the needs of  mostly high-poverty and racially re-segregated schools, and since the first moments of my first campaign for the Kentucky…

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Legislative Update 2/8/2021


Dear Friends, Last week, the General Assembly returned to Frankfort for Part 2 of the 2021 legislative session.  To describe the week as “eventful” is an understatement.  Republican-led initiatives were moved through the legislature at…

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Legislative Update 1/17/2021


Dear Friends, What a time! Part One of Kentucky’s 2021 General Assembly ended last week, against a backdrop of COVID cases and positivity rates spiking in Kentucky; ongoing economic struggles for small businesses, low-wage workers,…

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