Indiana lawmakers planning on return for redistricting votes Sunday, Apr 11 2021 

Legislative leaders are laying the groundwork for a return by all 150 lawmakers to Indianapolis months from now to approve new congressional districts.

        

Kentucky law could expand diversity in schools Friday, Apr 9 2021 

Senate Bill 270 will create a portal between Simmons College and Kentucky State University and clear the way for certifying teachers.

        

Beshear signs bill focused on empowering west Louisville Friday, Apr 9 2021 

Over 30 years, 80% of the taxes collected in the district would stay for reinvestment. A locally-controlled board will drive decision making.

        

Controversial Indiana voting bill passes Senate, heads to House Wednesday, Apr 7 2021 

The bill would require someone to add information from their ID when requesting an absentee ballot.

        

Beshear signs bills to fund school construction, broadband Wednesday, Apr 7 2021 

Beshear said the federal aid offers a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” for investments to attract businesses, create jobs and improve quality of life.

        

Proposed Indiana voting law change faces corporate criticism Tuesday, Apr 6 2021 

The bill’s Republican sponsors say the proposal is aimed at preventing voter fraud.

        

California neighborhood residents relieved after law closes loophole connected to Cane Madden trial Friday, Apr 2 2021 

The law closes a loophole that allowed mentally ill defendants who were ruled incompetent to stand trial, but would not benefit from treatment, to be committed.

        

Kentucky lawmakers have ‘beautiful conversation’ after emotional speech during debate Thursday, Apr 1 2021 

The retired Air Force Colonel and associate minister at Oak Grove Baptist Church represents District 43, a portion of Jefferson County.

        

Beshear signs bill closing loophole for incompetent defendants amid Cane Madden trial Thursday, Apr 1 2021 

Madden, accused of raping and cracking an eight-year-old girl's skull in August 2019, had been ruled incompetent to stand trial.

        

‘Clearly these comparisons should not be made’: Jewish Federation of Louisville on Libertarian Party’s tweet linking vaccine passports to Holocaust Wednesday, Mar 31 2021 

The party tweeted a comparison between COVID-19 vaccine passports and badges Jewish people were forced to wear in Nazi Germany.

        

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