Secretary of State to host second meeting on medical cannabis legislation Dec. 14 in Frankfort

Grimes to Host Second Meeting on Medical Cannabis Legislation Next Week Alison Lundergan Grimes Members of Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and State Rep. John Sims’ medical cannabis legislation panel will meet again next week in Frankfort. The group’s first meeting was Nov. 21. Grimes and Sims hosting ongoing discussions about the legislation as medical cannabis has proven to...

Secretary of State convening task force to propose legislative action to legalize medical marijuana

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is convening a task force of Kentuckians to focus on a legislative proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky, Grimes announced Wednesday. The group will also study and propose potential implementation and regulation processes. “Too many Kentuckians are suffering from debilitating physical and mental illnesses. Most have lived with the effects...

Secretary of State Grimes announces launch of redesigned, mobile-friendly elections website

The State Board of Elections has a redesigned and streamlined website at its online home, elect.ky.gov, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced Thursday. “The State Board of Elections is focused on providing important information to its constituents, Kentucky’s voters, and the public,” said Grimes, chair of the State Board of Elections. “The redesigned elect.ky.gov...

Henry Clay essayist Ehrenborg repeats as winner in Secretary of State’s writing contest

A sophomore at Henry Clay High School, Theo Ehrenborg, was congratulated by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes as one of four high school students who won her office’s 28th annual essay contest. “Kentucky’s future will be bright with leaders like them,” she said. The brief ceremony was March 16 at Rupp Arena during the KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16 basketball tournament. Theo also won last...

Historic voter registration drive adds more than 100,000 voters to the rolls for Nov. 8 election

More than 100,000 new voters are on the rolls for the Nov. 8 general election following the largest and longest registration drive in recent Kentucky history led by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. Grimes announced the new registration numbers at the kick-off event for the Kentucky Girl Scouts “Promise to Vote” campaign last week. Approximately 106,000 new voters have signed...