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House Bill 463 Promotes Quality Education for All Students27 Feb

ACTION: CALL 1 800 372 7181 AND ASK YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE TO CO-SPONSOR AND SUPPORT HB 463 HB 463 allows businesses to receive a 50% tax credit for contributions to either a Commonwealth school improvement fund or a qualified tuition assistance organization. The first benefits public school students by improving the quality of education in […]
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Time to OPPOSE Senate Bill 151, Bad Bet for Kentucky19 Feb

ACTION: CALL 1-800-372-7181 IMMEDIATELY. URGE YOUR STATE SENATOR TO VOTE NO ON SENATE BILL 151. Read our letter to Senators urging a NO vote on SB 151: Catholic Conference Letter Opposing Expanded Gambling An effort to expand gambling in Kentucky has begun, supported by professional gambling corporations, the racing industry, various labor unions and the […]
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2012 Session Nears Halfway Mark11 Feb

As this year’s General Assembly session nears the half-way mark bills of interest to the Catholic Conference have advanced; others still stalled; some not yet introduced. Also, this past Monday and Tuesday, 130 parishioners from Kentucky’s four Catholic dioceses gathered in Frankfort for Catholics @ the Capitol to learn about legislative priorities and to meet […]
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Support HB 145: End the Death Penalty for Severely Mentally Ill Persons06 Feb

The Catholic Conference has repeatedly called for the replacement of the death penalty with lengthy prison terms, including life without parole, for all defendants. Until lawmakers heed this call, the Conference has supported limiting the use of the death penalty in Kentucky. In 1992 the Conference was successful in ending the use of the death […]
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Conference Supports Cap on Payday Loans29 Jan

Take Action: Call 1-800-372-7181 and ask your legislators to support HB 332 when they have the opportunity to vote for its passage or in a committee meeting. On Friday, January 27, Rep. Darryl Owens introduced House Bill 332, which would cap the interest rate on payday loans at 36%. This bill is virtually identical to […]

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Bishops Statement on Recent Pro-Life Victories
The Roman Catholic bishops of Kentucky applaud the Kentucky General Assembly for passing, in the 2019 Regular Session, a number of new laws that will provide legal protection for the unborn and support for pregnant women and new parents. Following the passage of a number of pro-life bills in recent sessions, such as protection for […]

Legislative Update – Four Days Left!
Only four legislative days remain in the 2019 Kentucky General Assembly Regular Session. Please take a few moments to contact your state Representative and Senator by following the instructions below or by calling 1-800-372-7181. Two bills of interest to CCK are still alive but need further action to ensure passage. HB 205 – Scholarship Tax Credits – House Bill […]

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