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School Choice in Kentucky: Location, Location, Location03 Nov

A recent survey by the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors found that an overwhelming majority of Fayette County registered voters say that the quality of local schools is an important factor when choosing a home.  This is not surprising and the results would likely be the same throughout the Commonwealth.  Yet, one must wonder if this […]
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Nonpublic Schools Hold Key to Resolving Education Budget Cuts20 Oct

A new study by the Washington-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities revealed that Kentucky has cut per-student investment in K-12 schools by 11.4 percent between 2008 and 2015 after accounting for inflation.  This problem is especially significant in poorer school districts, which have been unable to make up for lost funding with local resources. Failing to adequately invest […]
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House Bill 141 – A Win For Everyone09 Mar

  House Bill 141 sponsored by Rep. Terry Mills and Rep. David Floyd is a unique opportunity to help parents exercise their right to choose an educational environment appropriate for their children. It will also benefit all elementary and high school students in Kentucky. But, without your help, it will receive little attention in this […]
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Catholics@theCapitol highlighted in Fall issue of WITNESS; includes registration form and schedule10 Nov

The Fall issue of WITNESS contains a registration form and agenda for the Catholics@theCapitol event scheduled for February 3 and 4 next year. In addition to using that form, which can be downloaded here, you can also register on line and then mail in your $45 registration fee. The day will include workshops related to […]
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Employment Opportunity: CCK Policy Analyst for Education09 Jan

Opening Catholic Conference of Kentucky – Policy Analyst for Education Description: The Catholic Conference of Kentucky (CCK), located in Frankfort, is the official public policy agency of Kentucky’s four Roman Catholic Dioceses. Its mission is to represent the Church and the state’s Catholic Bishops to elected officials and government agencies at the local, state, and […]

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2018 Elections
On November 6, 2018, Kentuckians will cast votes for every seat in the state House of Representatives and several seats in the Senate. The candidates that prevail will begin their work as legislators in January for the 2019 term of the Kentucky General Assembly.  You have an important role to play in this process.  Legislators […]

Pregnant Workers’ Rights Act Draws Increasing Support
Earlier this morning, Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr (Lexington) held a press conference announcing her decision to pre-file the Pregnant Workers’ Rights Act, in advance of the 2019 General Assembly. Joined by Reps. Melinda Prunty (Belton) and Kim Moser (Taylor Mill), and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Sen. Kerr leads a bipartisan coalition attempting to […]

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