General Assembly

KY legislators slam clean power plan

This article describes comments made by several state legislators at a meeting of a state task force looking at the impact of federal regulations, especially the Clean Power Plan, on Kentucky's economy.

Jefferson County Chapter Meeting

Join us for our monthly chapter meeting! Kate Miller, Program Director with ACLU of Kentucky, will share updates on restorative justice legislation in Kentucky. We'll also discuss KFTC's Fall Fundraising campaign and our chapter's Voter Empowerment strategy for the November 3rd Election. Come learn and share with us!

Jefferson County co-hosts grassroots lobby training

The Jefferson County Chapter of KFTC (JCKFTC) partnered with eight local allies to host a Grassroots Lobby Training on January 27. This two-hour training was free and open to the public and was attended by nearly 80 community members, a majority of whom were new to grassroots lobbying.

Statement by Greg Capillo and Jordan Mazurek on Voting Rights Action

This statement was issued by Greg Capillo and Jordan Mazurek, two individuals who were dragged out of the room after attempting to ask the Senate State and Local Government Committee to consider and pass HB 70. 

Kentuckians call on Senate committee to hear HB 70, dragged from room

Wearing buttons that read "Let Us Vote," about two dozen voting rights supporters attended the last regularly scheduled meeting of the Senate State and Local Government Committee on Wedneday to bear witness as Senate Republicans yet again refused to act on HB 70, a proposed constitutional amendment to restore voting rights to nearly a quarter million Kentuckians. As expected, they did not see senators take action on the bill. But there was plenty of other action in committee room that day.


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