(KY) SENATOR DAVID GIVENS’ LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 23, 2018SENATOR DAVID GIVENS’ LEGISLATIVE UPDATEAfter weeks of anticipation and months of discussions and meetings with stakeholders, the Kentucky Senate Majority Caucus filed its comprehensive pension reform bill as Senate Bill (SB) 1 on Tuesday, February 20.  While SB 1 marked the filing of one of the most significant pieces of legislation …

(KY) This Week at the State Capitol

March 31, 2017 This Week at the State Capitol 2017 Legislative session draws to a close FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky General Assembly wrapped up its 2017 legislative session on Thursday night after a final swirl of meetings, debate and eleventh-hour votes. After leaving Frankfort for a nearly-two-week veto recess, members of the House and Senate …

Kentucky Senate approves repeal of Common Core standards in schools

By Valarie Honeycutt Spears and Jack Brammer [email protected] The Kentucky Senate on Friday unanimously approved a wide-ranging public education bill that would establish a new process for intervening in low-performing schools and establish a new process for reviewing classroom academic standards. Under Senate Bill 1, revisions would be made to the Kentucky academic standards in …

(KY) This Week at the State Capitol

For Immediate Release February 17, 2017 This Week at the State Capitol February 13 – 17, 2017 FRANKFORT -- Headlines in recent days have made it clear that Kentucky’s problems with heroin, other illegal opioids and prescription drug abuse, continue to take lives and devastate communities at a shocking rate. In-state newspapers have recently reported …