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October Update15 Oct

The past several months have been busy ones for the bishops and for CCK staff! Below is an update on some of the major issues we are working on, and a look forward to the 2020 legislative session and beyond. Pro-Life The past several sessions have seen a great deal of pro-life legislation pass the […]
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Reforming Public Education and Ending Poverty26 Jan

Nearly everyone can agree that our current education system is not meeting the needs of Kentucky students.  The disagreements usually arise when it comes time to propose a solution.  Opponents of school choice legislation often argue that the solution is reforming the public school system or ending poverty.  The Catholic Conference of Kentucky supports efforts […]
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UPDATE: Voting Rights Restoration Bill Clears House Floor: 82-1215 Jan

Jan. 16 – House Bill 70 cleared the House floor with an 82 – 12 vote this afternoon. Rep. Jesse Crenshaw presented the bill followed by comments by Representatives David Floyd, John Tilley, Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, and Rep. Brad Montell, who voted “yes” on this legislation for the first time. The bill now […]
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Veto Override Needed to Protect Our Right to Worship23 Mar

House Bill 279 which is a response to a Kentucky Supreme Court decision that weakens the protection we deserve when it come to the free exercise of religion. One of the most basic of civil rights is the right to practice a faith without undue government interference. The government should have to have a compelling […]

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UPDATED – KY Bishops Issue Statements on COVID-19 Response
[This post was updated on April 6.] Each of Kentucky’s four bishops have issued statements and guidelines on the ongoing response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. In addition, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has released a reflection and prayer as our nation faces this urgent […]

NKY Legislators Opposing School Choice
Northern Kentucky is one of the most pro-educational choice regions in the Bluegrass State.  Unfortunately, it has been brought to our attention that both Rep. Ed Massey (Hebron) and Rep. Kim Banta (Ft. Mitchell) have made statements in opposition to educational choice legislation HB 350.  Further, I have received numerous emails from people concerned about […]

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