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Kim Moser: We will get through this crisis together — because Kentucky is better when we are united

COVID-19, or the coronavirus, has blasted its way across our world, forcing citizens to worry for the safety of their families as reports of more cases and deaths continue to mount. This pandemic has reached our shores and will likely worsen before it gets better. There are nearly 30,000 documented worldwide deaths and that number rises daily. Last week, Congress finally passed a support package to...

Recently created adoption and foster care reform committee holds initial meeting in Frankfort

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today A new committee created as part of the adoption and foster care reform legislation passed in the spring met for the first time on Monday. The committee selected co-chairman – Sen. Julie Raque Adams and Rep. David Meade – by acclamation. Meade, who was instrumental in moving the adoption foster care reform bill through legislation, said they are there to “give recommendations...

House committee approves bill to keep doctors’ peer reviews from being used in malpractice lawsuits

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News A bill to keep doctors’ reviews of other doctors from being used in medical-malpractice lawsuits has passed a House committee and moves to the full House, where a similar bill stalled out last year. Rep. Addia Wuchner, R-Florence, chair of the Health and Family Services Committee, told the panel that Kentucky is one of only two states that don’t apply...