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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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Death Penalty – Important Hearing Next Week!
Next week presents a great opportunity to express your support for ending the use of capital punishment in Kentucky. On Friday, July 6, the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Commitee on Judiciary will be holding a hearing on the death penalty, including a 30 minute presentation by Representatives Jason Nemes and Chad McCoy on why the death […]

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 […]

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