Post By: Ben Scruton

Legislative Wrap-Up 2/15/2020


Two important bills passed out of their respective committees this week: HB 12 would cap the consumer co-pay on insulin prescriptions at $100 per month.  The bill would bring much-needed financial relief to the many Kentuckians living with…

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Legislative Update 1/12/2020


With a long agenda and just 60 days to work through it, my legislative colleagues and I returned to Frankfort on January 7 to begin the 2020 session. Since this is an even-numbered year, our biggest task will…

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Legislative Update, 3/9/2019


Another wild ride in Frankfort this week! But compared to the onslaught of problematic legislation that flew through the House during the week prior, relatively little legislation was voted on this week, and the bills…

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Legislative Update, 3/2/2019


I’ve maintained equanimity in my past weeks’ legislative updates, but the dangerous legislation and the hypocrisy on full display in the House this week cannot go ignored or unmentioned. On Wednesday, the House voted to…

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Legislative Update, 2/23/2019


This week, the volume of phone messages and emails from voters and advocacy groups increased dramatically. On several bills, I received messages from voters asking me to support, and from others asking me to oppose.…

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