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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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HB 1: Workers’ Wages Must Allow Them to Form and Support Families20 Jan

On Feb. 6 the Kentucky House of Representatives passed HB1 by a bi-partisan vote of 54 – 44 and sent it to the Senate. The Senate assigned it to the Sen. State and Local Government committee on Feb. 12. The Senate has taken no further action on the bill. Last June, Bishop Stephen E. Blaire […]
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Informed Consent Passes Senate Overwhelmingly; Now in House Chamber16 Jan

UPDATE: Senate Bill 3 has now passed the Senate on a 33 – 5 vote. With this strong bi-partisan vote, SB 3 is now in the House chamber for consideration. To see how your State Senator voted click here. Please thank your Senator if he or she voted YES. If your Senator was a NO […]
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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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2019 Session Wrap-up
With the governor’s signing and vetoing of several bills earlier this week, the 2019 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly has come to an end. To all of those who took the time to call and email your representatives and senators, made visits to legislators, attended Catholics @ the Capitol events, and remembered the […]

Bishops Applaud Ruling on Ultrasound Law
The Roman Catholic Bishops of Kentucky applaud Thursday’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in EMW Women’s Surgical Center v. Beshear. The statute in question was passed to ensure women have access to unbiased and medically sound information about abortion procedures and the unborn child in the womb before making an […]

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