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On notice: Legislature’s surprise move would darken government transparency in KY

There are always plenty of nefarious tricks hidden away in the General Assembly’s budget bills, but this time around, House Republicans lobbed a stealth bomb that would destroy an important public compa

Faith Leaders Sign Letter Opposing Anti-‘Sanctuary’ Immigration Bill

More than 300 faith leaders have called on Kentucky legislators to stop advancing a bill that would ban agencies, cities and public employees from adopting so-called “sanctuary” immigration policies.

Let us in! Getting in the capitol buildings is challenging experience.

Public access the the capitol and capitol annex is an issue during the legislative session. The number of public entrances has been reduced and the check-in process made more cumbersome, resulting in waits of 30-60 minutes outside, sometimes in the cold and rain. 

Kentucky Needs a Safety Net that Works for Us, Not Against Us

Many Kentuckians are simply a lost job, new baby, accident or illness away from qualifying for Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), and Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (K-TAP) – “safety net” programs that exist to catch us when we fall and sustain us while we get back on our feet.


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