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TBK Legislative Update Week 8

This is the 6th installment of the TBK Legislative Update for 2016. This update will cover the 8th week of the legislative session. We are going to try and abbreviate some of the information we give to you because as the session goes on it just becomes more and more to track. Hopefully the first few emails allowed people a mechanism ...

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OPPOSE HB 374: Parameters for LOST

Take Back Kentucky Legislative Action Alert Oppose: House Bill 374: Parameters for LOST 3/9/2016 Call 1-800-372-7181 Sponsor(s):                 T. Thompson, S Westrom Status:                        Feb 9 Introduced, Feb 10 2016 Assigned to Committee, Feb 11 Posted to Committee, March 9 Considered in Committee Committee:                Local Government Timeframe:                 NOW Message is for:           All House Leadership, and YOUR Representative      Message:                     “Oppose HB 374, the citizens of Kentucky cannot afford ...

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Support SB 210: Repeal Common Core in KY

Take Back Kentucky Legislative Action Alert Support: Senate Bill 210: Repeal Common Core 3/14/2016 Call 1-800-372-7181 Sponsor(s):                 J. Schickel, S. West Status:                        Feb 22 Introduced, Feb 24 Assigned to Committee Committee:                Senate Education Committee Timeframe:                 Committee meets every Thursday @ 1130 AM in Annex Room 171 Message is for:           Your Senator, All Senate Leadership, and Members of the Senate Education Committee Message:         ...

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Support SB 7: No Public Funds for Abortion Services

Take Back Kentucky Legislative Action Alert Support: Senate Bill 7: No Public Funding for Abortions 3/14/2016 Call 1-800-372-7181 Sponsor(s):                 M. Wise, J. Adams, R. Alvarado, J. Bowen, T. Buford, J. Carpenter, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., C. Girdler, D. Givens, J. Higdon, P. Hornback, S. Humphries, C. McDaniel, A. Robinson, J. Schickel, W. Schroder, D. Seum, D. Thayer, S. West, W. ...

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Support SB 15: Religious and Political Freedom of Speech at Educational Institutions

Take Back Kentucky Legislative Action Alert Support: Senate Bill 15: Religious and Political Freedom of Speech at Educational Institutions 3/14/2016 Call 1-800-372-7181 Sponsor(s):                 A. Robinson, M. Wilson, R. Alvarado, J. Bowen, J. Carpenter, D. Carroll, J. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., D. Givens, J. Higdon, S. Humphries, D. Seum, D. Thayer, S. West, W. Westerfield, M. Wise Status:            Jan 06, 2016 ...

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Support SB 25: Cannot Receive Funds for Aborted Babies or Body Parts

Take Back Legislative Action Alert Support: Senate Bill 25: Cannot Receive Funds for Aborted Babies or Body Parts 3/14/2016 Call 1-800-372-7181 Sponsor(s):                 M. Wise, W. Westerfield, R. Alvarado, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., C. McDaniel, D. Thayer, S. West, M. Wilson Status:                        Jan 06, 2016 – introduced in Senate Jan 07, 2016 – to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public ...

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Support SB 152: Require an Ultrasound before an Abortion

Take Back Kentucky Legislative Action Alert Support: Senate Bill 152: Require an Ultrasound before an Abortion 3/14/2016 Call 1-800-372-7181 Sponsor(s):                 W. Westerfield, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., D. Thayer, M. Wilson, M. Wise Status:                        Feb 04, 2016 – introduced in Senate Feb 08, 2016 – to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S) Feb 11, 2016 – reported ...

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Take Back Kentucky Votes to Adopt POST Program

Take Back Kentucky(TBKY) voted at its May 2018 general monthly meeting in Hardin County, Kentucky to adopt the POST program. We will strongly advocate for a bill introduction and adoption for the 2019 Kentucky General Assembly along with other states. Post stands for protecting our students and teachers. It’s Time For POST! The POST Program is a common sense, low-cost, ...

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Urge Governor Matt Bevin to Veto Pawn Registry/Database Bill

HB 74 update: Sadly, this bill is on the Governor’s Desk. Call the Main Line: (502) 564-261 and leave a messsage: “Governor Matt Bevin and ask him to VETO this bill. This is the pawn shop registry bill sponsored by Representative Kim King. We are asking for calls to reject this bill.” This bill starts a pawn broker database/registry supposedly ...

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Raising Taxes Without a Vote NO on HB 95 Top Priority Legislative Alert

2018 Top Priority Legislative Alert Legislative Message Line: 1-800-372-7181 Governor’s Message Line: 502-564-2611 ALERT: PLEASE CALL Legislative hotline No on HB 95 and HB 609 There they go again: raising your taxes! First: Message for all Senators: NO on HB 95, Fire Districts. No more taxes! This bill from the Republicans allows fire districts to raise your taxes even more. ...

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