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CCK Statement on Veto of Senate Bill 929 Apr

Following the numerous pro-life legislative successes in Kentucky over the past five sessions, we are deeply troubled by the failure this year of Senate Bill 9, the Born-Alive Infant Protection Act. This bill would have ensured that children who survive a failed abortion receive the same medical care as any other child who is born […]
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Expanding Medicaid For Low-Income Kentuckians Right Thing to Do09 May

  Here is Governor Beshear’s Press Release Regarding Medicaid Expansion. It closes with the following: A new state website houses information about the expansion, including the CHFS white paper and letters from supporters. Visitors can also explore county-by-county data such as how many citizens will be newly eligible for Medicaid, or how much county jails […]
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Catholic Health Care: the Church’s Work of Evangelization23 Oct

“The Church exists to evangelize and Catholic Health Care is fundamentally an expression of the Church’s work of evangelization.” Bishop Ronald Gainer Bishop of Lexington The Future Landscape of Health Care in Kentucky served as the theme for the annual summit hosted by the Catholic Conference in Louisville for administrators and other leaders in the […]
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Court Upholds Affordable Care Act; U. S. Bishops Will Seek to Fix the Flaws in the Law28 Jun

Supreme Court decision does not address fundamental flaws in the law Legislation still needed to fix conscience, abortion funding, immigration problems In a 5 – 4 decision handed down today, the U. S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). For nearly a century, the Catholic bishops of the United […]

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Bishops’ Statement on Passage of HB 563 – School Choice
The Bishops of Kentucky have issued the following statement following the passage of HB 563. A PDF copy of the statement may be downloaded by clicking here. We applaud the Kentucky legislature for the passage of House Bill 563. This legislation provides more opportunities for parents with limited financial means to decide where their children […]

KY House Passes Educational Choice Bill for Public and Certain Non-Public School Families
House Republicans recently combined Education Opportunity Account legislation with another bill, HB 563, that deals with enrollment at public schools, and considered the combined bills for a vote today. But the new HB 563 initially prohibited Catholic school and other non-public school families from receiving tuition assistance. Thankfully, Rep. Matt Lockett put forth a floor […]

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