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Addia Wuchner: Remembering Pearl Harbor, welcome home Navy Fireman First Class Samuel Crowder

December marks the month of the busiest holiday we celebrate, but we must stop to remember Pearl Harbor first. This year in December, we will reflect on the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. We must remember the 2,403 Americans who were killed December 7, 1941, including sailors, soldiers, airman, marines, and civilians. Creating the largest loss of life on the naval base was the Japanese...

Capitol Notes: KTRS bond bill, early childhood bill pass House, head to Senate

Rep. Derrick Graham, D-Frankfort, debates a bill up for consideration in the Kentucky House of Representatives. (Photo from LRC public Information)   KTRS bond bill clears House   A House proposal to authorize $3.3 billion in bonds to reduce the unfunded liability of the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System’s pension fund is heading to the Senate.   House Bill 4, sponsored by House...

Bill to help victims of human trafficking in Kentucky passes House, heads to Senate

The House passed legislation by a vote of 95-0 today that would help victims of human trafficking in Kentucky receive treatment and protection from possible criminal prosecution.   House Bill 3, sponsored by House Majority Caucus Chair Sannie Overly, D-Paris, and Rep. Addia Wuchner, R-Burlington, includes several provisions to help human trafficking victims by including them in the state’s abuse...