This weak, Aaron, Chris and Kimberly bring you a few key stories out of Frankfort (with special connections to Lexington and Louisville), and then catch up with the always-inspiring Sen. Reggie Thomas, before finishing up with a Moms Demand Call-to-Action!
This week, Aaron and Doug mark the start of black history month by connecting with Murray State professor of history, Dr. Brian Clardy to discuss anti-DEI efforts in Frankfort and why the GOP is so opposed to diversity, equity, & inclusion.
We break down two horrible bills being advanced by the GOP supermajority - criminalizing homelessness and rejecting anti-racism efforts - and then reality check some GOP hypocrisy on MLK day. Then, an interview with Rep. Cherlynn Stevenson, who shares her priorities and looming fights in Frankfort.
Jazmin's back in this one as she and Robert discuss the filing deadline and who is running for which office, the legislative session, which is now underway, and the state of the commonwealth. Plus more!
oug, Kimberly and Chris share the news of the weak coming out of #KYGA24 as it moves to end diversity and inclusion education, while recasting Jan. 6th insurrectionists as innocent bystanders. Then we check in with Kesley Coots about the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Campaign.
The session kicks off today (1/2) and the filing deadline is a few days away. While there are still lots of news to be made on both fronts, Robert talked about both issues on this episode.
Aaron, Kimberly and Doug share a few new year's resolutions, and dive into a legislative advocacy preview, including the Kentucky Together effort for a compassionate state budget, a few state house races that still deserve candidates and a political news roundup from Ms. Kimberly.
Kimberly, Chris, and Nate cover BIG SHIFTS in the legislature, Andy’s second inauguration, and an important court ruling on a key issue. We then welcome the leaders of Trans Parent Lex to hear about their important advocacy for their kids - at the school district and the state house.