Diane St. Onge

Drone Surveillance
7:12 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Drone Bill Seeks to Ward off Future Unwarranted Surveillance

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A bipartisan pair of Kentucky representatives has pre-filed a bill that would require warrants for any information gathered by drones.

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Politics
2:06 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Bill Limiting Drone Use Already Filed for Kentucky General Assembly's 2014 Session

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A bill has already been pre-filed for the Kentucky General Assembly's 2014 session—and it deals with the use of drones in the state.

Republican state Rep. Diane St. Onge bill limits how unmanned aircraft can be used. It allows U.S. military personnel to use drones in Kentucky for practice purposes. And it also allows drones to be used by law enforcement agencies if they have a specific warrant to do so.

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Politics
8:20 am
Tue February 19, 2013

New Kentucky Senators Want Pension Opt-Out

Some new state legislators were elected after promising to refuse a state pension, but now find the law does not allow them to opt out. However, State Rep. Diane St. Onge has introduced a bill that would allow them to make good on their promise. The Madisonville Messenger reports that the measure would allow any lawmaker to opt out of the state pension system and would prevent any new legislator elected after July 1 from entering it. Incumbents would not have to drop the pension plan under the legislation.

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