John Tilley

9:25 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Tilley: “All Options” Considered for Heroin Bill’s Revival

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State lawmakers are reconsidering legislation that would combat Kentucky’s heroin problem.

Rep. John Tilley, a Democrat from Hopkinsville, chairs the powerful House Judiciary Committee. 

He is working with his Senate committee counterpart, Republican Sen. Whitney Westerfield, and other lawmakers to revive the failed bill.

“"There’s a very concerned group of us who are meeting and discussing it often, and everything is still on the table,” said Tilley.

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6:45 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Clock Runs Out on House to Pass Heroin Bill


A high-profile measure that would enact tougher heroin laws in Kentucky failed to gain traction in the state House in the waning moments of this year's legislative session.

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12:39 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

KY Lawmaker Says Local Veterans Need More Mental Health Support

Representative John Tilley
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  A Kentucky legislator who lives near Fort Campbell says some soldiers returning from the War on Terror are experiencing mental health problems and are not asking for help. State Representative John Tilley says most believe doing so would end their military careers.

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11:50 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Beshear Signs Synthetic Drugs Bill in Hopkinsville

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is in Hopkinsville today to sign into law legislation aimed at curbing the use of synthetic drugs.  

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