Msgt. Thomas Vance: (KY) Pot Legalization Opponents Looking Desperate

(From Msgt. Thomas Tony Vance via Facebook comes the following opinion)There was a Kentucky Assembly Joint Interim hearing of the Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee held on 12 October 2017. There was short notice of the hearing and the main topic was cannabis legalization as it relates to Public Protection. All of the …

Kentucky Surging Forward Following Legislative Session

  Commonwealth of KentuckyGovernor's Office FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Woody [email protected] Kentucky Surging Forward Following Legislative Session Op-Ed by Governor Matt Bevin FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2017) – On the first Saturday in May each year, the Kentucky Derby captures the attention and fascination of the world and creates special moments that will long be …

(KY) Seven bills passed today by General Assembly, sent to governor

For Immediate Release January 7, 2017 Seven bills passed today by General Assembly, sent to governor FRANKFORT—Seven bills were given final passage today by the Kentucky General Assembly and sent to the governor’s desk. The bills, covering matters ranging from labor unions and their membership to changes in the state’s informed consent and abortion laws, …

Senator Reginald L. Thomas 2017 Legislative Session Questionnaire

Dear Friend, When the Kentucky General Assembly convenes on January 3, 2017, legislators will be making decisions about public policy that affects you and your family. As your State Senator, I value your opinion and want your input on some issues that may be addressed in the 2017 Session. Please take a few minutes to …

(KY) Calendar set for General Assembly’s 2017 session

    FRANKFORT— (Left to Right) Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville, discusses future legislation on medical marijuana as Sen. Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville, listens during the July 8th meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations. FRANKFORT – The 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is scheduled to begin on Jan. 3 and …

Lawmakers discuss pros and cons of medical marijuana

      FRANKFORT – A state legislative committee met today to discuss liberalizing marijuana laws for medical purposes. “We have been literally overwhelmed with correspondence and people wanting to testify before this committee today,” said Sen. John Schickel, R-Union, who chaired the meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations. He said …

Kentucky comes up short of falling in line with current mainstream Cannabis reform – once again

April 17, 2016 Sheree Krider   http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/16RS/SB136/SCS1.pdf   The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 regular session ended on Friday, April 15 and once again the people's requests were ignored. There were a total of five Cannabis and Hemp Bills introduced into this Legislature and not one of them made it. Here is the short list of …

Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 session ends

Due to technical difficulties, this news release didn’t reach all of our subscribers last night. Apologies if you’ve already received it. -- RW For Immediate Release April 16, 2016 Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 session ends FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 regular session ended on Friday, April 15, shortly before midnight, capping off a …

Kentucky Senate approves its version of state budget plan

For Immediate Release March 23, 2016 Senate approves its version of state budget plan FRANKFORT—The Senate passed a state budget proposal on Wednesday that restores many of the governor’s priorities for the next two years, including a “permanent fund” for future pension spending, cuts to secondary education funding and performance-based appropriations for college and universities. …