Chris Girdler Ky. Senate Overwhelmingly Backs School Calendar Bill By Stu Johnson (KPR) • Mar 9, 2016 iStockPhoto The so-called school calendar bill is on its way to the Kentucky House. The compromise measure won widespread support Tuesday in the state senate. Compromise School Calendar Bill Wins Ky. Committee Approval By Stu Johnson (KPR) • Mar 3, 2016 LRC Public Information A compromise school calendar bill, partly aimed at assisting Kentucky’s tourism industry, is picking up steam in the state senate. The bill that earned committee approval Thursday offers flexibility for local school districts. Ky. Senate Moves to Reduce 'Water Patrol Harassment' By Stu Johnson (KPR) • Feb 21, 2014 wikipedia.org The Kentucky Senate has approved legislation its sponsor argues would help reduce water patrol harassment in the state. A Marina operator testified in committee about a growing wave of boater complaints about overzealous officers.