House Judiciary Committee http://wkms.org en Statewide Smoking Ban Supporters Make Second Pitch to Kentucky Legislators http://wkms.org/post/statewide-smoking-ban-supporters-make-second-pitch-kentucky-legislators <p></p><p>Supporters of a statewide smoking ban in Kentucky are once again trying to persuade a House committee to pass the the legislation this session. The House Judiciary Committee is the second committee—after House Health and Welfare—to hear the smoking ban bill sponsored by State Rep. Susan Westrom, a Lexington Democrat. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 22:01:15 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28855 at http://wkms.org Statewide Smoking Ban Supporters Make Second Pitch to Kentucky Legislators House Panel Moves Bill to Take DNA After Arrest http://wkms.org/post/house-panel-moves-bill-take-dna-after-arrest <p></p><p>The House Judiciary Committee has passed a bill that will require police to take DNA samples when they arrest people on felony charges. If the measure is approved by the full Legislature, Kentucky would join 25 other states that take DNA samples from felony arrestees.</p><p>The vote was unanimous and will proceed to the full House for consideration. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 28059 at http://wkms.org House Panel Moves Bill to Take DNA After Arrest