For the first time, some members of the Kentucky Senate got to hear testimony on the issue of restoring voting rights to former felons.
The Interim Task Force on Elections, Constitutional Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs, with members from both the House and Senate, heard testimony on bills that would allow Kentucky voters to amend the state constitution to automatically restore voting rights to former felons once they’ve served their debt to society.
A couple of years ago several musicians from the Greater Cincinnati area came together to help raise money to put an end to mountaintop removal mining by supporting Kentuckians For The Commonwealth and Ohio Citizen Action. They created a CD filled with local music that was unique to that album. The efforts raised over $15,000, split between the two organizations.
Rosanne and Tim's pie, art, and music house party, benefiting Kentuckians For The Commonwealth.Saturday, November 17th starting at 7:30pm at the home of Rosanne Fitts Klarer and Tim Klarer - 374 Muir Ln, Georgetown, KY.
The Northern Kentucky chapter is having an UnElection Party to both commemorate the fact that there is no election this year, but also to raise awareness about what we need to do as a state to have a stronger democracy.
The Northern Kentucky chapter, along with allies from the Northern Kentucky chapter of People Advocating Recovery, the Center for Great Neighborhoods, and Northern Kentucky Pride, are putting together a series of open houses aimed at helping allow people meet those who are elected to represent them.