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Hi everyone -From The Moderator’s Desk, Rick Treitz Our next meeting is Saturday, June 16th. Our featured speaker this month is: Jim Waters from the Bluegrass Institute. He will be discussing Education Reform efforts at BIPPS. Jim Waters is president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions. Waters spent more than two […]

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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 […]

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Take Back Kentucky(TBKY) applauds Governor Matt Bevin veto of the two year state budget and tax reform/increase bills. We did support the flat income tax decrease to 5%, but incomes $8,000 and under would see an increase. Our goal is to transfer from an income to sales tax, but not on automotive repair. Unfortunately, the […]

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This is the Complete Kentucky State Legislature Update 2. This is through Day 58 out of 60. We will opine on the good and bad bills soon. Check out:. http://www.lrc.ky.gov/ Became Law Without Governor’s Signature: SB56, 70, 122; HB22, 92, 146, 157 Filed Without Governor’s Signature With The Secretary Of State: SB101; HB69, 122, 164, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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TBKY Bill News: Please Call today 1-800-372-7181 toll-free and leave a message: “Tell your State Senator and Representative to support SB 103.” Public school boards and private schools would be able to tap teachers or staff to serve as “school marshals,” who would be allowed to carry a gun on campus if they have a […]

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