Kentucky Legislative update as of February 18, 2019

Bill Information HB18 LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS (SCOTT A) Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to provide definitions and establish an Officer Shooting Review Board to investigate any shooting of an individual by a law enforcement officer or officers or any deadly incident involving law enforcement; set requirements for board members; provide duties of … Continue reading Kentucky Legislative update as of February 18, 2019

Kentucky Legislative update as of February 13, 2019

Below is the current list of proposed bills as of the morning of February 13, 2019 in the Kentucky House and Senate, with the name of the sponsors: HB18 LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS (SCOTT A) Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to provide definitions and establish an Officer Shooting Review Board to investigate any … Continue reading Kentucky Legislative update as of February 13, 2019

Two years since Marriage Equality became the law of the land

On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the same right to marry as opposite-sex couples and the world has changed forever. Obergefell v. Hodges Looking back, on June 26, 2003, the US Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that no one could be charged with a crime for … Continue reading Two years since Marriage Equality became the law of the land

The importance of your vote this election

Last year, 2015, only a fraction of Kentuckians voted and we elected a Governor without a mandate from the people as less than half the people in the Commonwealth of Kentucky voted. This election cycle, we in Kentucky, and in the rest of the country, are voting for everything from who will hear your traffic … Continue reading The importance of your vote this election

Metal detectors at JCPS?

Metal Detectors in JCPS? Last week, I met with Dr. Raisor, the Chief Operations Officer for JCPS to discuss the possibility of putting metal detectors/magnetometers in all JCPS middle and high schools. It was a productive first meeting, and there will be more. There are many people working on this issue including but not limited to Scott Drabenstadt, … Continue reading Metal detectors at JCPS?

Some simple things you can do to help improve your credit

Some simple things you can do to help improve your credit:  Get a copy of your credit report. If you live in Kentucky, you are entitled to a free copy every year. You can get it from www.annualcreditreport.com. Do not take any of the add-ons, just go straight through for your free report. Once you have … Continue reading Some simple things you can do to help improve your credit

What is a Gross Misdemeanor

A bill was recently introduced for consideration for Kentucky’s General Assembly next year that would change some felonies to “gross misdemeanors”. A felony is crime punishable by over a year and jail and if one pleads guilty, or is found guilty of a felony, it has previously kept people from (just some of the limitations) voting, owning a gun, and … Continue reading What is a Gross Misdemeanor