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Time to Act on Criminal Record Expungement Bill01 Mar

Since our last post about Rep. Darryl Owens’ House Bill 64, it was returned to the Judiciary committee and modified to address concerns raised during the first committee meeting. The full House then debated the bill and voted to send it to the Senate for consideration.  Because of the changes made, it gained the support […]
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HB 64 – Helping Former Felons Return to the Community26 Jan

UPDATE: 1/29 - House Judiciary members discussed HB 64 for nearly two hours on Wednesday before taking a vote. Thirteen members supported an amended version of the bill and sent it to the full House with a recommendation that the bill should pass. The amendments, however, drew heavy opposition from some members who had supported […]

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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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