State Representative Lisa Willner

Legislative Update 4/19/2020


The 2020 Kentucky General Assembly has concluded.  The final days of session were extraordinary as we did our best to observe social distancing, not only to keep ourselves and one another safe, but to protect…

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Legislative Update 4/4/2020


On Wednesday of this week, the Kentucky General Assembly took historic action to modify voting procedures in order to approve the state’s budget and several related bills.  Legislators were required to record attendance in person,…

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Legislative Update 3/28/2020


The legislature was in session just one day this week.  On Thursday, both the House and Senate unanimously passed a COVID-19 relief bill, a new version of SB 150 that is now awaiting the Governor’s signature.   SB…

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Legislative Update 3/21/2020


What a time this is!  I agree wholeheartedly with Governor Beshear in saying, “We are being called to change our lives to protect those around us. And it’s something that’s going on all around the world.…

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Legislative Update 3/8/2020


A small victory this week!  Pictured above, presenting House Concurrent Resolution 110 to the House Standing Committee on Education.  HCR 110, the “Students First Resolution” reminds lawmakers to consider the impact of all education policy on the…

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Legislative Update 3/1/2020


This past week, we celebrated National Public Schools Week 2020.  Nine out of 10 students in the U.S. attend our public schools, and it is only public schools that have as their mission and charge to serve every child, regardless…

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