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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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As Lent Ends, the Hope of Resurrection Begins: Urge Congress To Hear The Cry Of The Poor02 Apr

Is this not, rather, the fast that I choose: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking off every yoke? Is it not sharing your bread with the hungry, bringing the afflicted and the homeless into your house; Clothing the naked when you see them, and not turning […]

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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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