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General Assembly Week 1 Recap08 Jan

The first five days of the 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly are behind us, and a number of bills of interest to CCK have already advanced. You may click on the links below to read the bills and find the roll call votes to see how your senator and representative voted. HB […]
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A Woman’s Right to Know Bills Scheduled for Hearing March 2019 Mar

Three important bills related to a woman’s right to have all the information she needs to give informed consent before undergoing a surgical or medical abortion are up for discussion in the March 20th meeting of the House Standing Committee on Health and Welfare: HB 575, SB 3, and SB 8. Rep. Gerald Watkins, sponsor […]
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Democratic House Leaders Kill Women’s Rights Bill06 Mar

House Democratic leaders – Speaker Stumbo, Speaker Pro-Tem Clark, Majority Floor Leader Adkins, Majority Caucus Chair Overly, Majority Whip Thompson – have, once again, decided to kill a reasonable legislative proposal to insure that women considering abortion have full access to all necessary information before giving final consent for the abortion. How? By not listening […]
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Doctor reverses position; votes to kill informed consent bill, Senate Bill 401 Mar

Duplicity and deceit prevailed again in the House Health and Welfare Committee meeting on Feb. 28. State Representative Tom Burch, the chair, is a pro-choice abortion supporter who has blocked all efforts to pass a reasonable bill to require that patients considering abortion receive good medical care through a face-to-face meeting with a medical professional […]
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Bills to help vulnerable persons need immediate attention25 Feb

With just 13 days left in this regular meeting of the General Assembly, proposed legislation regarding good medical care for patients considering abortion and a bill to protect young victims of human trafficking need your attention. SENATE BILL 4: REGARDING IN-PERSON INFORMED CONSENT PRIOR TO SURGICAL ABORTION. House Health and Welfare Committee Chairman, State Rep.Tom […]

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KY General Assembly Fails to Act on Scholarship Tax Credit Bills to Help Families
Unfortunately, the General Assembly failed to pass Scholarship Tax Credits as a standalone measure during the 2018 session.  They also failed to fulfill their commitment to include Scholarship Tax Credits in their tax reform proposal. In the end, this means thousands of low and middle income families will continue to be denied the opportunity to […]

Scholarship Tax Credits and Tax Reform
Most of you received emails or calls from legislators this session promising to include Scholarship Tax Credits in comprehensive tax reform.  I received similar commitments throughout the session.  Consequently, I was shocked to learn yesterday that the General Assembly passed a massive tax package that did not include Scholarship Tax Credits (or any other school […]

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