Kentucky Legislative Update

    Legislative Update Submitted by Senator Reginald Thomas Now that the 2016 Legislative Session is behind us, I would like to update you on some of the accomplishments made by the Kentucky General Assembly over the past several months.  Most importantly, we fulfilled our constitutional mandate by approving an executive, legislative and judicial budget. …

Senate approves bill to crack down on repeat DUI offenders

For Immediate Release January 21, 2016 Senate approves bill to crack down on repeat DUI offenders FRANKFORT – The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would strengthen penalties for habitual drunken drivers. Senate Bill 56, sponsored by Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, would change what is known in legal circles as the “look back period” …