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2012 Session Enters Final Week24 Mar

With just a few days left, legislators will need constituent input to focus their energies on bills of importance to the Catholic Conference of Kentucky. The following report highlights bills we have followed in three categories: Bills with a chance of passage Bills requiring a miracle to pass Bills with no chance of passage The […]
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SB 158 Clears Senate with Bi-Partisan Vote: 34 – 4; “Amish Bill” Nearing Passage15 Mar

ACTION: CALL 1 800 372 7181 AND URGE YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE TO VOTE YES FOR SB 158 OR USE A PREPARED EMAIL MESSAGE BY CLICKING HERE. Senate Bill 158 – an Act related to the right of religious liberty – cleared the Kentucky Senate today with strong bi-partisan support. With a vote of 34 – […]
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Religious Liberty Bill Clears Senate Committee10 Mar

ACTION: Call 1 800 372 7181 and ask your State Senator to support Senate Bill 158 when it comes to the floor for a vote. Click here to send an email message to your State Senator. In Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U. S. bishops write the following: Civil law should fully recognize and […]

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Bishops’ Statement on Passage of HB 563 – School Choice
The Bishops of Kentucky have issued the following statement following the passage of HB 563. A PDF copy of the statement may be downloaded by clicking here. We applaud the Kentucky legislature for the passage of House Bill 563. This legislation provides more opportunities for parents with limited financial means to decide where their children […]

KY House Passes Educational Choice Bill for Public and Certain Non-Public School Families
House Republicans recently combined Education Opportunity Account legislation with another bill, HB 563, that deals with enrollment at public schools, and considered the combined bills for a vote today. But the new HB 563 initially prohibited Catholic school and other non-public school families from receiving tuition assistance. Thankfully, Rep. Matt Lockett put forth a floor […]

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