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WITNESS Newsletter Headed to the Printer; Available Online14 Jul

The summer issue of WITNESS is on its way to the printer, but available to readers online now. Articles in this issue touch on several areas of public policy about which the Church has a keen interest: Marriage and the Supreme Court. freedom of conscience and religious liberty, payday lending practices that harm the least […]
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Religious Freedom, Death Penalty, and Medicaid Expansion Top Stories in Fall WITNESS28 Nov

The Fall issue of WITNESS is available online. Follow this link to read all the articles. Featured articles speak about three of the issues we expect to focus on during the upcoming General Assembly: a state Religious Freedom Restoration Act; abolition of the death penalty and in its place use life without parole as the […]
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WITNESS newsletter now online10 Sep

The new issue of WITNESS is now online and contains important information about preparing for the fall elections and a complete listing of the 19 Catholics @ the Capitol events. Kentucky Catholic pastors and parish administrators have a tremendous resource in the front page article by Jason Hall, our resident policy analyst, about the challenge […]
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WITNESS: report on recent session of the General Assembly11 May

  The latest issue of WITNESS is now available. In addition to the front page story recounting the disappointing turn of events regarding informed consent, there is a complete summary of the recent legislative session on the inside pages. In addition to that report, another legislative initiative – securing business tax credits to support K […]
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New Issue of WITNESS Published05 Dec

The Fall 2011 issue of WITNESS is now available online. In addition to the article about “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” there are articles by Ms. Leisa Schulz, Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Louisville, about handing on our Faith as catechists and by Deacon Frank Villalobos who reports on an annual cultural event […]

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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 […]

Scholarship Tax Credits and Tax Reform
Most of you received emails or calls from legislators this session promising to include Scholarship Tax Credits in comprehensive tax reform.  I received similar commitments throughout the session.  Consequently, I was shocked to learn yesterday that the General Assembly passed a massive tax package that did not include Scholarship Tax Credits (or any other school […]

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