Majority Leader McConnell Prioritizes Senate Passage of Bill to Fight Fentanyl in Kentucky

Kentucky State FOP: ‘Through his position as Majority Leader, Senator McConnell answered our call and made this legislation a national priority.’

Additionally, President of the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police, Clark County Sheriff Berl Perdue, Jr., commented: “Kentucky’s law enforcement officers have no greater friend than Senator McConnell, and his support is critical to our work to protect our families and to keep our officers safe. Through his position as Majority Leader, Senator McConnell answered our call and made this legislation a national priority. We’re grateful to Senator McConnell for his leadership for Kentucky and his work to help protect our Commonwealth from the scourge of drugs.”

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Bill to curb damaging rental properties heard in Frankfort

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Sen. Christian McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, asking a question about Senate Bill 11, a measure relating to criminal damage to rental property.

FRANKFORT, KY – A measure to discourage tenants from damaging rental properties after they are evicted advanced out of a Senate committee on Tuesday – the first bill to do so in the Senate this session.

State Senate in Frankfort passes first bills of Regular Session

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Sen. Christian McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, speaking on Senate Bill 3, a proposed constitutional amendment relating to the election of state officers.

FRANKFORT, KY (January 16, 2020) – Legislation to move the governor’s race to presidential election years passed out of the state Senate today, making it the first measure to clear the chamber this session.

Bill banning female genital mutilation advances in Frankfort

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Senate Majority Caucus Chair Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, explaining Senate Bill 72, legislation she introduced to ban female genital mutilation, often referred to as FGM.

FRANKFORT, KY – Jennifer was just 5 when her parents told her she was taking an airplane for a “special trip." It turned out it was to a group of strangers who restrained, gagged and cut her – without the use of anesthesia.

Sports wagering bill clears House committee in Frankfort

FRANKFORT, KY (January 15, 2020)—A bill to legalize sports wagering and regulate online poker and fantasy sports operations in Kentucky is on its way to the House after receiving committee approval today.

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Father arrested during investigation into complaint of an unresponsive infant

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LONDON, KY (January 15, 2020) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Chris Edwards along with Detective Kyle Gray and Deputy Taylor McDaniel arrested Dennis Jimmy Bell age 21 of London on Tuesday afternoon January 14, 2020 at approximately 4:30 PM.


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