Kentucky legislators are being asked to bring Kentucky into federal compliance for certain aspects of the federal pipeline safety act. Legislation addressing those issues passed the Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee last week.
A Kentucky senator has introduced a resolution recognizing pornography as a “public health crisis.” The resolution wording, brought by Greensburg Senator David Givens, also acknowledges the need for education on the harmful effects of pornography.
Advocates for the mentally ill in Kentucky are lobbying to make those with serious mental illness ineligible for the death penalty. Kentucky representatives for the National Alliance on Mental Illness staged a rally Thursday in Frankfort.
A central Kentucky lawmaker says he’s working to modify legislation which would allow so-called ‘armed marshals’ at schools. Paris Senator Steve West considered the initial filing proposal a ‘starting point’.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense staged a rally in the state Capitol rotunda Wednesday. Participants heard from a number of people who shared their stories on how they have been directly affected by gun violence.
A Kentucky House panel has reviewed state tax credits tied to private investments for businesses in the Commonwealth. A leading state economic official also spoke of future business growth in eastern Kentucky.