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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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2021 Session Update
The 2021 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is moving fast! After being unable to meet last week due to weather, legislators are now convening five days a week to complete their work. This is a 30-day session and as of this week we are past the halfway point. The Legislative Message Line can […]

Myth/Fact on Education Opportunity Accounts
CCK is joining with parents, educators and students to support educational choice bills HB 149 and SB 25 during the 2021 legislative session. The legislation would create an Education Opportunity Account (“EOA”) program. Under an EOA program, private donations are awarded via financial assistance to families to cover extensive educational services including K-12 tuition assistance […]

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