State Senator John Schickel

Government
4:36 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Bill Attempting to Prevent UN Environmental Regulation Proposal Passes Kentucky Senate Committee

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A bill aimed at preventing a proposal by the United Nations to regulate environmental issues has cleared a Senate committee.

Senate Bill 31, filed by Northern Kentucky Sen. John Schikel seeks to prevent the state from adopting any environmental provisions set forth by a U.N. emissions-reduction plan known as “Agenda 21.”

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Government
4:50 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Bill Would Allow Kentuckians to Have Service Monkeys, Draws Criticism

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A bill that would permit monkeys to be used as service companions for paralyzed Kentuckians has been filed in the state Senate, and is drawing criticism from animal rights groups. 

At first blush, state Senator John Schikel’s (R-11) bill sounds like fodder for "The Daily Show." It allows primates to be service companions in private residences.

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Law
8:00 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Experts Discuss Immigration on K.E.T.'s Kentucky Tonight

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The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on immigration has officials in many states mulling over its impact. The matter was the topic of discussion this week on KET’s Kentucky Tonight. 

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